Mistake

Liberal filmmaker  Michael Moore infuriated some Vietnam veterans with his early May tweet that the U.S. should have national holiday on the date of the fall of Saigon, which should lead to  “a commitment to…

Mistake

Liberal filmmaker  Michael Moore infuriated some Vietnam veterans with his early May tweet that the U.S. should have national holiday on the date of the fall of Saigon, which should lead to  “a commitment to…

The Good News of Resistance, 4.22.2017

1. A while back, I was sitting outside at RISE with a young Irish-Jewish American friend who asked me, when I showed her a particular chapter in Dear Layla Welcome to Palestine, “Who is Abbie Hoffman?” …

The Good News of Resistance, 4.22.2017

1. A while back, I was sitting outside at RISE with a young Irish-Jewish American friend who asked me, when I showed her a particular chapter in Dear Layla Welcome to Palestine, “Who is Abbie Hoffman?” …

The Good News of MLK, 4.4.2017

Fifty years ago today at NYC’s Riverside Church, Martin Luther King delivered a powerful, prophetic indictment of U.S. war-making in Vietnam: “They ask if our own nation wasn’t using massive doses of violence to solve…

What Would Gandhi Do

What would Gandhi do Under the B-52s? What would Desmond Tutu do If he’d been caught up with villagers in a search and destroy mission? What would HHDL do If an American soldier was looking…

Over

Dear Bella US troops left South Vietnam in 1973 The war ended in 1975 The war was over But this is what I’ve learned from students The stories they’ve told me After class usually In…