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The Profits of War

Just more proof that “war is a racket.” More than $73 billion have been sent to to Afghanistan to help rebuild the country, yet only a paltry 10 percent of those funds actually make it into actually rebuilding anything. A lot of it gets chopped right of the top the moment the money hits the ground.Of course, people have to ... Read More »

The Legacy of Chemical War II

BY: Seul Jones Doi Moi, the “New Way,” was first discussed in 1985 as Vietnam plunged head long into an economic down spin. Ten years after central planning was introduced into the more prosperous and traditionally more independent southern farmers, the per capita national output had plunged 10% leaving many without food while inflation soared to 140%.  A fundamental change ... Read More »

The Legacy of Chemical War

By: Seul Jones Veterans for Peace, Vietnam I was born in 1943, mid WWII, to depression era parents who grew up in the back breaking cotton fields of SE Texas. Every Sunday was church time, twice each Sunday actually, in a Southern Baptist church. I was reared to believe in God, country and family. I was taught Manifest Destiny, that the ... Read More »

VFP United Kingdom: Press Release

PRESS RELEASE – British Veterans to Gather at the U.S. Embassy to Demand the Release of Bradley Manning On Tuesday December 13th at 1400hrs, Michael Lyons and British veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will gather at the U.S. Embassy in London to demand the immediate release of Bradley Manning and recognition that exposing war crimes is not ... Read More »

Egyptian Government Using Toxic Tear Gas

It is be reported by Egyptian activists and confirmed by doctors that the Egyptian government has been using toxic tear gas. According the Guardian there are 33 confirmed dead. 1500 have been injured. This is by far worse violence than that which overthrew Mubarak. “Witnesses said protesters had been hit by rubber bullets and suffocated with aggressive tear gas. Video ... Read More »

Egyptian Military Hijacks the Arab Spring

Over the course of the last three days violence has erupted in the streets of Egypt and there have been reports of people set on fire and at least 15 deaths in the last 24 hours. The people believe, rightly so, that Egyptian military has co-opted all their hard work in a constitutional coup d’état. “Earlier this month, the military ... Read More »

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