All Articles on Veterans

CodePink activists Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin protesting Sunday at the Kennedy Center's exhibition of former President George W. Bush's art. News
No 'Artwash' for Bush's Crimes, Says CodePink in Protest of Exhibit of Former President's Paintings of Veterans in War He Started
"Why are we celebrating the guy who took these people to war?"
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KTVU Reporter Heather Holmes got a ride with the Blue Angels—and did nothing but PR for the Navy. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Problem With the Blue Angels
Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.
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If the purpose of Trump’s speech was to make his listeners feel good, he delivered. Yet in doing so, he also relieved them of any responsibility for thinking too deeply about the event being commemorated. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Views
The Fake News of D-Day and the Art of Shaping Memory
Knowing whom to remember and how to forget
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A vet for peace walks during a parade News
US Army Tweet Inadvertently Triggers Responses Revealing 'Real, Painful, and Horrifying Human Costs of War'
"How has serving impacted you?" the Army asked. The responses poured in.
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Meanwhile, egged on by Bolton, Trump is considering sending 120,000 or more troops into another purposeless bloodbath in the Middle East. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Pardoning War Criminals Is a Monstrous Way to Honor Memorial Day
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them
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The Wall, The Endless War, and the Troops Who Pay
Neither Trump nor the rest of the Establishment appear to give a damn about the men and women whom they praise so effusively
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The End of Rolling Thunder? We Can Only Hope So!
How a Nixon campaign dirty trick turned into a full-blown psychosis among America's paranoid fringe.
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A view from the water of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. News
Trump Administration Defends Legality of VA Shadow Rulers
In a court filing, government lawyers argued that a Watergate-era sunshine law doesn’t apply to three Trump associates influencing the VA from Mar-a-Lago.
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Washington has spent between $900 billion and $2 trillion in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11 and certainly killed tens of thousands of Afghans in that never-ending war. (Photo: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mike Brady, Task Force Cyclone, 38th Infantry Division Public Affairs) Views
The Stories War Tells Me
A veteran and parent can’t stop thinking about the war he fought
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In the 2016 election, nearly three million Alabamians didn’t vote. That’s millions of people who could’ve helped put our state on a much different track -- and who can still be empowered to vote for candidates who will pass people-first policies. (Photo: Kyle/Flickr/cc) Views
Why Alabama Is the Future of the Progressive Movement
As we approach the November elections, voters should look past the pundits and recognize that Alabama is not a lost cause, but a state of people who have historically led the charge for a better nation through multiracial, grassroots organizing, often against all odds
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