The Dysfunction of the American Police State

Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.

Am I Putting Every Single Amazing Woman on Too High of a Pedestal?

Author Jay Cradeur shares his views on the subtle power of the feminine that is rarely acknowledged by the masculine. — I wrote the following words several years ago. At the time, all of my experiences with women were in America. Having spent the last 15 months in Southeast Asia, I have now also experienced […]

One Man’s Quick Observations of Food and People in Vietnam

Author Jay Cradeur shares his visceral and heart warming experiences in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigion, Vietnam.

Two Trips Home: A Vietnam Story

A soldier’s brush with tragedy both abroad and at home.

The City Dump

Oklahoma Poet Laureate Benjamin Myers writes of men and brotherhood, and how healing can occur in unexpected places.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, the imperial theme, and teen soldiers—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown up students off at war. — “Go and teach Jeremy how to play with G.I. Joes,” I remember a relative saying to one of my older cousins when I was six. I had […]

When Does a War Truly End?

Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.

My Father, Ft. Bragg 1966

John Tinseth looks back at his father’s odd A-Team going into Vietnam.

A Minor History of Richard Sanders

Tina Cane remembers a television actor and a paternal figure, glossing neither the beauty nor the flaws.

The Death Penalty in SE Asia

Is there a trend towards abolition?

Cambodian Market Bags

Let’s do good — Jesse Kornbluth reviews sustainable, one-of-a-kind bags that will help keep the earth safer.

The Choice: LBJ’s Decision to go to War in Vietnam

Fifty years ago Lyndon Johnson made the decision to Americanize the conflict in Vietnam. Why?

Watching Apocalypse Now

Michael Frizell writes of Vietnam and the father who was there.

Inspiration Unpacked: Are We Ready to Grow Up?

The world now demands a maturity of America that we may not be able to achieve. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King

Tai Sao?

All Vietnam veterans have stories. Allen Fraser Clark’s involves a child, a game, and a tragedy.

Wren

“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby

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