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Suckered Into Stupid Wars
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Suckered Into Stupid Wars
January 3, 2021

Anybody who let themselves be suckered into participating in the genocide that was an American war on Vietnam is to be pitied. Sure men were being drafted and threatened with jail time if they refused induction into the US Army, but 20 or 30 thousand just moved to Canada.

Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq
December 24, 2020

Now, if you prioritize Vietnam and Iraq over the war against Nazi Germany, you’ll come face-to-face with a very different set of lessons. Here are four that the Biden administration might do well to contemplate.

Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq
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Coronavirus Lessons That Vietnam Could Teach Americans and the World
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Coronavirus Lessons That Vietnam Could Teach Americans and the World
December 5, 2020

The international, and even the state-by-state, data, have lessons to teach, all of which lessons turn out to be remarkably consistent with one-another, but lots of people, in some countries are simply refusing to learn them.

Why Laos, Vietnam & China Have Beaten the Virus and India, Brazil and the U.S. Have Not
July 17, 2020

Vijay Prashad explores the differences between the pandemic responses of a few countries with socialist governments and others in the capitalist order.

Why Laos, Vietnam & China Have Beaten the Virus and India, Brazil and the U.S. Have Not
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Why Vietnam Won and US Lost Their Covid-19 Wars
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Why Vietnam Won and US Lost Their Covid-19 Wars
April 30, 2020

Hanoi’s success contrasted with Washington’s fumbling comes on the 45th anniversary of America’s defeat in Vietnam, displaying again the impressive, unexpected strength of the small Southeast Asian nation which still suffers deep war scars but no Covid-19 deaths.

COVID-19: Vietnam Winning New War Against Invisible Enemy
April 17, 2020

Emphasizing the importance of social solidarity, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has described Vietnam’s efforts to contain the virus as the “spring general offensive of 2020”, referring to the crucial 1968 Tet Offensive by ‘Viet Cong’ guerrillas during its last war.

COVID-19: Vietnam Winning New War Against Invisible Enemy
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Uncle Sam Was Born Lethal
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Uncle Sam Was Born Lethal
August 17, 2019

The institutional forms and technologies of militarized surveillance and policing and thought control that are available to fascism-prone elites in the United States are daunting indeed.

Trump’s Next Trade War Target: Vietnam
July 17, 2019

Buying a big-ticket cache of new US military hardware would certainly be looked upon kindly in Washington, a move that would help to narrow Hanoi’s trade surplus while further cementing US-Vietnam defense ties.

Trump’s Next Trade War Target: Vietnam
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