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                   Cadets attend a five-day summer camp that “introduces the cadets to a military lifestyle and environment.” (Photo: Virginia Guard Public Affairs) By Pat Elder From Truthout/BuzzFlash | Original Article Ominous developments in three states this summer — Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, and one city — Chicago, provide a glimpse into the Pentagon’s new playbook […]

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By Tim Ryan From Courthouse News Service | Original Article A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday dismissed a massive collection of cases brought against a government contractor by veterans and their family members who say the military’s use of open burn pits at bases during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan left them with […]

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At the Left Forum in NYC on June 3, 2017 veterans with the We Are Not Your Soldiers project of World Can’t Wait present what they do in high school and college classrooms where students have grown up under continual wars, know very little about them and may be considering joining the U.S. military with […]

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By Ray McGovern From Consortiumnews.com | Original Article Required by court order to appear before a judge in Syracuse, New York, on July 12, some out-of-towners had already arrived there when the court granted the prosecution’s last-minute request for more time to prepare its case against us, the Jerry Berrigan Brigade, for our nonviolent witness […]

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These poems were written by  two students as part of an assignment to respond creatively to a We Are Not Your Soldiers visit to NYC high school with a largely recent immigrant population in Spring 2017. Never Will I Ever Forget Never will I ever forget Those dark clouds above my head. Those ashes on […]

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By Lucas Berard From Operation Peaceful Paths | Original Article Beyond the glory, beyond the hype. My story. It doesn’t matter where on the political spectrum any of us are, one thing we can all agree on is that things aren’t quite right, and haven’t been for some time. While I have no all-encompassing solution […]

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President George H.W. Bush deployed U.S. military troops to Somalia in 1992. President Bill Clinton maintained their presence and even used the offices of an oil corporation in Mogudishu to headquarter U.S. troops in Africa. One of those solidiers was Sarah Mess, a medic at the time in Somalia. Mitchel Cohen caught up with Sarah […]

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By Mike Hastie, Army Medic Vietnam March 16, 2017 is the 49th anniversary of the My Lai Massacre, located in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. It was Saturday morning, March 16, 1968, when approximately 115 U.S. Army soldiers of the Americal Division’s Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, landed in helicopters just outside the village of […]

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By Cian Westmoreland Excerpted from full article on Project Red Hand | Original Article …. No one person in the Nazi party claimed responsibility for the millions of people killed in concentration camps. The hierarchical nature of the party allowed minor bureaucrats to say that they were just following orders, and minor supervisors to say […]

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                              By Mike Hastie This photo is my way of remembering a dreadful day in Vietnamese history, committed by my government. Millions of American people who were very much against the war, will remember March 16, 1968. As a U.S. Army […]

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By Mike Hastie                                 On June 11, 1963, Quang Duc, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, set himself on fire with gasoline on a busy street in Saigon, in protest of how the American puppet, President Diem, was persecuting Buddhists who were […]

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By W. D. Ehrhart From Monthly Review | Original Article In early 1970, Vice President Spiro Agnew had this to say about the so-called ’60s Generation: “As for these deserters, malcontents, radicals, incendiaries, the civil and the uncivil disobedients among our youth, SDS, PLP, Weathermen I and Weathermen II, the revolutionary action movement, the Black […]