It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-two years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
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From the VVAW National Office
Six months ago, The Veteran called out President Chump. We joined progressive groups and individuals all over the US in puncturing Chump's latest bloody trial balloon; the invasion of Venezuela.
Now, we have to add to th...|
Taken from "Forever Wars Demand Forever Opposition" by Bill Branson Read More
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Taken from Beautiful Nicaragua by Louis DeBenedette:
Beautiful Nicaragua: I spent the latter part of July with Sandinista veteran Walter Paz and others in Managua.
On July 19, we joined maybe half a million people to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution.
On July 23, Walter and I went to Boaco, 60 miles north of Managua, to visit the widow of a very dear friend, Antonio Oporta Mejia, who died January 17, 2017.
Paralyzed by a contra round, Antonio belonged to the Organización de Revolucionarios Deshabilitados (ORD), which I met in 1988 on the Veterans Peace Convoy. I now have my own ORD membership card, something you cannot buy.
I had only met Antonio's widow Estela by phone before; she is still a militant Sandinista. I continue to help as I can, especially now that our President is promising voters in Florida that he will promote regime change in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.... Read More
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