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Native Leaders Formally Forgive Veterans in Emotional Ceremony
"We didn't respect you, we polluted your Earth, we've hurt you in so many ways but we've come to say that we are sorry. We are at your service and we beg for your forgiveness," said veteran Wesley Clark, Jr.
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Buses carrying veterans from all around the country continue to arrive at Standing Rock. News
Heeding Call of Duty, Thousands of Veterans Stream into Standing Rock
Global unified prayer action greets thousands of veterans arriving in Standing Rock to act as 'human shields' for water protecters
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Naomi Klein, Tulsi Gabbard Travel to Standing Rock Alongside Veterans
Over 3,000 veterans are joined by prominent progressive voices as peaceful action on behalf Standing Rock Sioux Tribe gets underway
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Water protectors on horseback at the Oceti Sakowin camp. News
Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Act as 'Human Shields' for Water Protectors
'I signed up to serve my country and my people.'
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Water protectors march against the Dakota Access Pipeline. News
Veterans Plan "Deployment" to Join Water Protectors' Battle Against DAPL
"Let's stop this savage injustice being committed right here at home. If not us, who? If not now, when?"
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In the Spirit of the GI Bill, Cancel All Student Debt
Our young people deserved a Bill of Rights, we sold them a bill of goods instead
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Taking a Knee for Peace: Recalling the Veterans Who Sat
It was my own moment of reckoning—stand and salute for the Star Spangled Banner or sit? The moment returns in memory, brought back by the current flap involving Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem. Kaepernick is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers football team who did...
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#VeteransForKaepernick Takes Off to Support Quarterback's Political Protest
"Don't use my service—or that of any veteran—to justify the silencing of black Americans. Not on my watch"
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The Burden of More Than 150 Years of Warfare
America has been committed to supporting the veterans of its wars since long before it had “United States of” in front of it. “It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire... horrible was the stink and scent thereof,” William Bradford wrote after soldiers of the Massachusetts Bay...
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"I Didn't Serve, I Was Used": How Veterans Are Losing the War at Home
Making America pain-free for plutocrats and Big Pharma, but not vets
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