Life in the remnants of the temperate rainforest

nickturse:

Me on Moyers & Co….

Journalist Nick Turse describes his personal mission to compile a complete and compelling account of the Vietnam War’s horror as experienced by all sides, including innocent civilians who were sucked into its violent vortex.

Turse, who devoted 12 years to tracking down the true story of Vietnam, unlocked secret troves of documents, interviewed officials and veterans — including many accused of war atrocities — and traveled throughout the Vietnamese countryside talking with eyewitnesses to create his book, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.

“American culture has never fully come to grips with Vietnam,” Turse tells Bill, referring to “hidden and forbidden histories that just haven’t been fully engaged.”

charlesbivona:

Our ignorance affects the world. -Immortal Technique via @RT_com

Noam Chomsky November 21,2011 speaking at Kutztown University’s Department of Philosophy

Iris Dement “Wasteland of the Free”

Glenn Greenwald on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman and Noreen Sheikh 10-26-11

Part 2 of Glenn Greenwald interview on DemocracyNow.org 10-26-11