Mike Ferner

Mike Ferner is a former president of Veterans For Peace and author of “Inside the Red Zone: A Veteran For Peace Reports from Iraq.” mike.ferner@sbcglobal.net
 

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Detail from a recruiting poster for the U.S. Army. Views
Thursday, August 08, 2019
"Culture of Violence?" You Betcha, Mr. Trump, But It's Not The Video Games
On the day after America’s weekend shooting rampage that killed 31 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso and Dayton, president Trump told the nation in a 10-minute address , what he sees as the causes of and cures for gun violence in the U.S. As causes, he mentioned: “Racism, bigotry and white...
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Ken Burns and Lynne Novick’s “Vietnam War” series does not deserve a “Best Documentary” award. (Photo: Getty) Views
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Veterans’ Group Says “No” to Emmy for PBS Vietnam War Series
A national veterans’ organization is weighing in on this year’s Emmy awards with a full-page ad in Variety, saying Ken Burns and Lynne Novick’s “Vietnam War” series does not deserve a “Best Documentary” award. Veterans For Peace (VFP), headquartered in St. Louis, with 175 chapters in the U.S. and...
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