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Vietnam War news and analysis from The Nation
April 12, 2021
Ramsey Clark’s Choices
The former attorney general, who died April 9, remained true to his principles.
April 7, 2021
The US Military Is an Extremism Incubator
Many of the January 6 insurrectionists once fought for their country. That shouldn’t come as a surprise.
March 26, 2021
Daniel Ellsberg Isn’t Stopping Now
As he approaches his 90th birthday, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower is still working for peace and justice.
February 9, 2021
Rennie Davis, 1940–2021
“It was there that I learned about the Democratic National Convention,” he said. “It was there that I made the decision: I am going to Chicago.”
October 21, 2020
Aaron Sorkin Sanitizes the Chicago 7
The centrist filmmaker captures the drama of the 1960s, but tries too hard to make radicals palatable to contemporary liberals.
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October 1, 2020
Trump Embodies America’s Dreams of Destruction
The president’s threats are strangely unexceptional and unnervingly all-American.
William J. Astore
September 11, 2020
Tom Seaver’s Major League Protest
When we remember “Tom Terrific,” let’s not forget the way the Mets great, at the height of his fame, stuck his neck out to oppose the war in Vietnam.
June 22, 2020
The World Is Finally Catching Up to Spike Lee
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Da 5 Bloods
, no American filmmaker speaks more urgently to our times.
June 19, 2020
The End of the American Century
Marked by disease, endless wars, and a dying planet, the American empire is finally reaching its decline.
June 3, 2020
The President Wants You to Be Misinformed
Trump’s presidency is the culmination of decades of misinformation emanating from the White House.