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Vietnam's Disappearing Vintage Signs Are Pop Culture Remnants Of A Bygone Era

The Conversation Global | Posted 04.19.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Cristina Nualart, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Since the turn of the 20th century, Vietnam has seen tremendous urban changes. Saigon became Ho ...

War, Unending War, American-Style

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.17.2017 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Recently, historians Samuel Moyn and Stephen Wertheim wrote an interesting New York Times op-ed on why the last 15 y...

Trump Is Just A Symptom Of A Far Deeper Malady

Ira Chernus | Posted 04.17.2017 | Politics
Ira Chernus

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com You could hear the deep sadness in the preacher’s voice as he named “the greatest purveyor of violence in the wo...

'The Resistance' That Doesn't Resist War

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.12.2017 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Simultaneously with Trump’s Inauguration, the liberal “opposition” announced the beginning of “The Resistance” against Trump’s openly raci...

Syria(sly)?

Lance Simmens | Posted 04.07.2017 | Politics
Lance Simmens

The scenes of human carnage should sicken us all, regardless of whether they are in Syria, Rwanda, Vietnam or Chicago. Man’s inhumanity to man is no...

Understanding H.R. McMaster – The Mind Of The War-Maker

Rick Ayers | Posted 04.07.2017 | Politics
Rick Ayers

It appears that Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has brought out the daggers and consolidated his position in the National Security C...

America Needs A Stronger Anti-War Movement

William Astore | Posted 04.04.2017 | Politics
William Astore

Remember that saying from the Vietnam War era, “Suppose they gave a war and no one came?” Considering present events, we need to modify that. Sup...

Richard Nixon Met With Protesters. Will Trump?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.27.2017 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com It was one of the worst moments of the Vietnam War era in America. U.S. troops had just invaded Cambodia and the nat...

The CIA’s 60-Year History Of Fake News: How The Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.20.2017 | Media
Robert Scheer

In this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence” Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author and co-founder of Guernica magazine. Whitney’s n...

Your Soundtrack for "The Resistance" Movement

Jennifer Rand | Posted 02.27.2017 | Women
Jennifer Rand

Ever since Donald Trump took the oath of office, the noisy majority of Americans who didn’t want him to win the presidency have been fighting back: ...

Recognizing the Resiliency of Military Marriages

Jennifer Silva | Posted 02.16.2017 | Weddings
Jennifer Silva

Their love story began as many do – on the dance floor. Rebecca, a Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Corpsman at Camp Pendleton in California, was out for th...

Sport and Society for Arete -The NFL's Alternative Facts

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

One of the new buzz phrases spreading across the nation out of Washington is "alternative facts." For those of us who have lived through several admin...

14 Photos That Show The Original Asian-American Resistance

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.25.2017 | Arts

By the 1960s, Asian-Americans were already being portrayed as a U.S. “model minority” ― a group whose diligent work, personal responsibility and...

"Orange Julius": Bittersweet Story Of Father-Son Bonding Gets New York City Premiere

Jed Ryan | Posted 01.27.2017 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

Basil Kreimendahl's provocative play Orange Julius, now enjoying its New York City premiere courtesy of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73, i...

Tomorrow Is Today

Robert Koehler | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The icon's day has come and gone, and -- oh, the irony -- eight people were fatally shot in Chicago on his weekend. Another eight were shot during a M...

Proof That Nixon 'Monkey-Wrenched' Vietnam Peace Talks

Michael Putzel | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics
Michael Putzel

In the fall of 1968, as Americans turned against the far-away war in Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson desperately sought a peace agreement to stop the fighting before his war-scarred presidency was to end on January 20, 1969.

6 Stories From 2016 That Made Us See The World Differently

The WorldPost | Posted 12.29.2016 | World
The WorldPost

While The WorldPost is best known for publishing first-person voices from around the globe, we also regularly commission reported features from journa...

Some Thoughts On Our First Trump Christmas

William Bradley | Posted 12.23.2016 | Media
William Bradley

President-elect Donald J. Trump. Christmas 2016. Deal with it. Deck the halls. Nah, I'm not that harsh. Far from it. Though I do feel rather distant ...

Instinct and Decision Making: When "Going with Your Gut" Spells Trouble

Terry Newell | Posted 12.19.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

"I rely on myself very much," Donald Trump has said, "I just think that you have an instinct and you go with it." There is certainly a place for inst...

Black And White Americans View Historical Events Very Differently

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living

White and black Americans perceive history differently, according to a new survey of the most significant historic events in Americans’ lifetimes. ...

THE MEN WHO LOST AMERICA

Peter Vaughn | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Peter Vaughn

THE MEN WHO LOST AMERICA Andrew O'Shaunnessy Reading and studying history as a life's avocation is not much different than watching one of those men ...

Donald Trump, New Moves on National Security, and One of Our Oddest Veterans Day Weekends

William Bradley | Posted 11.14.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Is America in eclipse? After a strange Veterans Day weekend, it is decidedly unclear. As I feared for more than a year, a deeply troubled and profoun...

Who's Got A Safety Pin?

Sandy Thomas | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Sandy Thomas

Not until last night did I understand the depth of hatred toward women in the United States.

Neil Young: A Timely, and Timeless, Appeal

William Bradley | Posted 10.27.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

"The end of this war? The end of this war is when we solve the energy problem. This war is going on for a long, long time. This war will not go away u...

Vietnam Vet Reunited With Prized Camera Lost Nearly 50 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.25.2016 | Fifty

A Vietnam veteran has been reunited with a camera ― and memories ― that were lost nearly 50 years ago. Leon Hembree served in the Marines and Army...