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Another Uprising That Made a Difference: Travis Air Force Base 1971

Jon Knowles Organizing Upgrade
This is not the first time that an uprising against anti-Black racism has opened the door to significant change. There’s the little known rebellion of Black Air Force personnel at Travis Air Force Base in California in May 1971.

Vietnam Moratorium: A Day To Remember

Carolyn Eisenberg Antiwar.com
The organizers had a simple idea; on this one day, people opposed to the war would halt “business as usual” and take some action – large or small - to signify their desire for peace.

My Pentagon Regret

James Carroll Tom Dispatch; Common Dreams
As the U.S. Rattles Its Sabers at Tehran, Echoes of Sabers Past

Tidbits - September 3, 2015 - Unions and BDS; Farm worker Rebellion; Cornel West; Solidarity Confinement Victory; Drones in Dakota; lots of announcements...

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Reader Comments: U.S. Trade Union Support for BDS; Pacific Coast Farm Worker Rebellion; Cornel West - Sanders, Trump and BLM; Selma - Site of National Dumping; North Dakota Legalizes Drone Strikes; Solidarity Confinement Victory in California; Israel, Iran; Sex Trade, Sex Workers and Amnesty International; Announcements: - New App for Worker Rights; Charleston, Chicago, Brooklyn, Bay Area, New York

How to Turn a Nightmare into a Fairy Tale - 40 Years Later; The Forgotten Power of the Vietnam Protest, 1965-1975

Christian Appy; Tom Hayden
April 30 is the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. The end of that war - a time of devastating defeat for the United States and relief for the Vietnamese - has been rebranded and offers a hint of what may come when our crash-and-burn policy in the Middle East ends. That war had a lasting impact on American foreign policy, culture, and national identity and draws attention to the lessons it offers for today and the many tomorrows to come.

Tidbits - January 16, 2014

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Reader Comments - Kshama Sawant's election; The Vietnam Antiwar Movement; AFL-CIO's new road; Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA; Religious Freedom, or Reproductive Freedom; Israel Boycott Movement Controversy; Chris Christie; Bill de Blasio; Announcements - Chicago (Jan. 18); New York (Jan. 21, 24 and 30); Bay Area (Jan. 22) Today in History
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