Bill Zimmerman

Bill Zimmerman

Bill Zimmerman is a partner in Zimmerman & Markman, a political consulting firm. He is the author of Troublemaker: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Sixties (Doubleday, 2011) and The Student Loan Swindle: Why It Happened, Who Is To Blame, How The Victims Can Be Saved (2014)

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New groups exposed President Nixon’s escalation of the bombing war, named the corporations profiting from it, publicized the torture of political prisoners in the “tiger cage” prisons of South Vietnam, pushed scientists to boycott war research and denounced the use of toxic defoliants like Agent Orange. Views
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Four Stages of the Antiwar Movement
The Vietnam antiwar movement, famous for its sound and fury, deserves credit for more. We were the first mass movement against a war in American history and one of its great moral crusades, yet most Americans recall only enormous protests and social chaos. In fact, the 10-year movement, in which I...
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
You Can't Say That: Why the Best Solutions Are So Often 'Off The Table'
Some political reforms make so much common sense they have to be banned from polite conversation.
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