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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 02.14.2017 | Arts

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

"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 | Home
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...

Prominent Anti-War Activist Tom Hayden Dies

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics

(Reuters) - Veteran social activist and politician Tom Hayden, a stalwart of America’s New Left who served 18 years in California’s state legislat...

How Do Americans Grapple With Our Wars Of Choice? We Don't.

Michael Brenner | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Michael Brenner

How collective memory is formed, and the crucial influence it exercises on the way a people orient themselves toward the world, is the subject of a fa...

I Went To A Vietnamese Refugee Camp In Indonesia To Learn About My People

Kyle Le | Posted 10.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

How did pho migrate across an ocean and land on your table? How did the Vietnamese get to America?

Trump The Sorest Of Losers

William Astore | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
William Astore

Trump embodies the resentment of Americans who are used to seeing themselves (and their country) as winners, but who now recognize, at least on some level, they are no longer winners -- that they may be, horror of horrors, losers.

U.S. Special Operations Command Details Dismal U.S. Military Record

Nick Turse | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Nick Turse

An American century of carnage and combat has yielded many lessons learned, but not, it seems, the most important one when it comes to military conflict.

Epic Tale of Survival is Replete with Midair Collision, Super Typhoon and, Yes, Sharks

Craig K. Collins | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Craig K. Collins

The annals of aviation are replete with near-miraculous stories of survival. There is, of course, Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, who flew into a flock of...

Give Peace a Chance in the 21st Century: The Need for a New Kellogg-Briand Pact

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 09.02.2016 | Home
Nake M. Kamrany

It is disturbing that even in the 21st century the concept of achieving and sustaining peace is viewed with incredulity. But this was not always the case.