Tag Archives: PTSD

The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … Continue reading

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Rebelling Against the War: Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 5

Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015:  https://consortiumnews.com/tag/myra-macpherson/ According to Don Blackburn, “I thought I could serve my country without sacrificing my morality — a very naïve notion. But I fought harder to keep … Continue reading

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Inconvenient memories: Veteran’s Day 2014

by Guest Author Ross Caputi Most Americans believe Veterans Day is a day of remembrance; in reality, it’s generally a day of forgetting. On Veterans Day, people applaud as veterans march in parades, wearing their medals and fancy uniforms. People … Continue reading

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Join the US armed services and increase your RMST!!!

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So, what is RMST, anyway? It’s risk of Military Sexual Trauma, which is rampant in the nation’s armed forces. Sexual assault in the military may be, as declared in this trailer for the film “The Invisible War,” the American military … Continue reading

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