On the anniversary of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, the story of one survivor recalls the horrors of those mass murders. August 13, 2014
August 2 marked the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, which gave the U.S. government an excuse for war in Vietnam. August 4, 2014
Our movement lost one of its most devoted defenders of freedom when radical lawyer Leonard Weinglass died last month. April 20, 2011
In every U.S. military intervention, the justifications concocted for public consumption differ substantially from the U.S. government's real aims. April 5, 2011
The Pentagon is spending billions on achieving "information dominance"--not over Afghan tribal leaders, but over Americans. July 15, 2010
The Shawnee leader Tecumseh is perhaps the best-known advocate and orator for a coordinated Indian struggle to resist white settlers' westward expansion. June 24, 2010
The 40th anniversary of the massacre of students at Kent State offers a window on a time when dissent shook American society to its core. May 4, 2010
The story of the San Patricios--Irish soldiers who left the U.S. Army to fight for Mexico in the 1846 war--is an important but hidden story of resistance to empire. March 19, 2010
The practice of cloaking military invasions in idealistic garb has a long history--to hide the real aims of conquest, colonization and exploitation. February 23, 2010
Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, passed away on October 2 at the age of 90. October 12, 2009
In Diary of Bergen-Belsen, Hanna Lévy-Hass gives a never-read-before look at Nazi internment as told by a Jewish resistance fighter. September 3, 2009
The history of America in the world is of a rapacious empire that bends other nations to its will--but presents itself as benevolent. July 27, 2009
Winter Soldiers brings together the voices of members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War to tell an often-neglected story from the antiwar movement. October 10, 2008
U.S. intervention has to be opposed, whether it is in the name of humanitarian intervention, spreading democracy or defending the "homeland."
July 18, 2008
Robert F. Kennedy is remembered as someone who represented hope and idealism, but the real history of the 1950s and '60s tells a different story. June 6, 2008
A new book by a SocialistWorker.org columnist examines the lessons of the Vietnam War, with an eye to their importance 40 years ago--and today. May 30, 2008
Forty years ago, a nationwide offensive by the fighters of the liberation struggle in Vietnam exposed the lie that the U.S. was winning the war. February 1, 2008
Charlie Wilson's War is well made--which is why it's important to say that this is a thoroughly reactionary film from beginning to end.
January 25, 2008
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