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Abby Martin: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats

Dandelion Salad with Abby Martin teleSUR English on May 23, 2016 On Memorial Day, politicians will speak at ceremonies all over the country and repeat their favorite mantra: “Support the troo… Source: Abby Martin: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats

Ray McGovern: How to Honor Memorial Day

McGovern: Many of the high-and-mighty delivering the approved speeches on Monday will glibly refer to and mourn “the fallen.” None are likely to mention the culpable policymakers and complicit generals who added to the fresh graves at Arlington National Cemetery and around the country.

A Vietnam Veteran Reflects on Memorial Day

Father, husband, Chicago Public Schools history teacher & Spoken Word Poetry Coach, committed to promoting and improving urban public education Dave Stieber  HuffingtonPost.com Posted: 05/23/2014 10:02 am EDT Updated: 05/23/2014 10:59 am EDT  This post is written by my father, Arnold Stieber who was infantry in the Army stationed in Vietnam from 1970-1971. He is currently the coordinator More

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