Posts Tagged: veterans
A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them.
I treated wounded GIs from Vietnam. I saw carnage that seldom makes its way into harrowing war stories like “They Shall Not Grow Old.”
A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars.
Veterans often wrestle with the things they've done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?
Politicians and businesses want you to think questioning war disrespects veterans like me. They're wrong.
This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than on caring for all veterans combined.
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.