Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

The Truth from Veterans About U.S. Wars

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews two veterans of the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Michael Hanes [he went on our VFP Jeju & Okinawa trip last December] and Rory Fanning. They lament the brutality of the American military presence, which they say creates the conditions for terrorism and fuels attacks in places like Brussels.

They also speak out about the painful struggle of coping with PTSD, and the alienation faced by many soldiers when they come home. 


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