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From Vets Join Protest at RNC by David Cline:

At the end of July, the Republican National Convention (RNC) was held in New York City to showcase the renomination of George W. Bush in a cynical attempt to play off the pain, loss, fear and anger caused by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Mike Hoffman and Rob Sarra of Iraq Veterans Against the War In response, there were a series of mass mobilizations, civil disobedience actions and other protests against the Bush agenda of pre-emptive war and assaults on social programs and civil liberties. Large numbers of veterans and military families participated in some of these demonstrations. Members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War took part in several actions, detailed in the following report. THE WORLD SAYS "NO" TO THE BUSH AGENDA On Sunday, August 29, the day before the RNC began, hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Manhattan to say "no" to the Bush agenda of war, greed, hate and lies... Read More

Also In This Issue:

  1. The Struggle Continues by VVAW
  2. Vets Join Protest at RNC by David Cline
  3. From the National Office by Barry Romo
  4. Fraggin' by Bill Shunas
  5. Notes from the Boonies by VVAW
  6. My View by John Zutz
  7. VVAW Letter of Support by VVAW
  8. US Military Posture cartoon by Jeff Danziger
  9. Leave No Vet Behind by Ray Parrish
  10. Memorial Day in Milwaukee by John Zutz
  11. Captain by Marc Levy
  12. Chicago Homeless Standdown by Meg Miner
  13. Homeless Sandwich Run by Bob Riggle
  14. Memorial Day in Chicago by Barry Romo
  15. In Memoriam poem by Rosemarie Dietz Slavenas
  16. Presenting the Flag by Hannah Frisch
  17. Defending VVAW Against Swift Boat Vets' Lies by Keith Nolan
  18. Chicanos in the Ranks by Barry Romo (Reviewer)
  19. Winter Whether by John Prados
  20. Nixon and VVAW by Horace Coleman
  21. Cross-Cultural Music by Bob Riggle (Reviewer)
  22. Real Results of War by Stanley Campbell (Reviewer)
  23. New Books on PTSD by Ray Parrish (Reviewer)
  24. Historical Photos by VVAW
  25. Iraq Vet Speaks Truth by Robert Sarra
  26. On Ambush & A Space in Time poems by Dave Connolly
  27. Why I Joined VVAW by Kenneth A. Dalton
  28. Art as Politics & Propaganda by Billy X. Curmano
  29. Honored Glory poem by Dana Patillo
  30. An Awakening by Robert W. Gaines
  31. Supporting Our Soldiers by Gregory A. Helle
  32. NYRB by Marc Levy
  33. Purple and Broken Hearts by Dennis Serdel Perry
  34. Someone Else's Kids by Douglas Nelson
  35. Oxy the Smart Bomb cartoon by Billy X. Curmano
  36. Golf Balls by Arnold Stieber
  37. Author Disagrees with Review by Gerald Nicosia
  38. Hilgendorf Responds by Kurt Hilgendorf
  39. Letters to the Editor by VVAW
  40. A Soldier poem by Doug Soderstrom
  41. Remembering Dave by Joe Miller & Barry Romo
  42. Meanwhile in Vietnam cartoon by Jeff Danziger
  43. POW Remembered by Richard Boes
  44. Coalition Forces Suffer More Than One Thousand Dead cartoon by Jeff Danziger


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