Poignant testimony as humorous anecdotes of GI resistance against the Vietnam War started off the four days of hearings Thursday evening. The mood is somber yet celebratory as warriors who know battle personally gather to jam the gears of the machine--to exhort their brothers and sisters in the military to join them in their resistance. I am humbled and privileged to witnexx the testimony in perso
Sunday, March 16, 2008
Winter Soldier too place today at the National Labor College just outside of DC. Hundreds of Iraq Veterans Against the War will be here the next three days, as well as large numbers of allies, Vets for Peace, and Vietnam Veterans Against the War. This is a chance for the world to hear about the war from the warriors' perspectives--how the illegal and immoral occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan are affecting not only the civilian populations of these countries, but teh also the courageious soldiers that have been co-opted and used by a corrupt and imperial government.