US imperialism

Latest Works by Vijay Prashad - June 1, 2018 admin Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:41

 

Danny Glover joins free Lula occupiers in Brazil - Photo Ricardo Stuckert
Danny Glover joins free Lula occupiers in Brazil - Photo Ricardo Stuckert

 

Brazil on Strike: Truckers and Oil Workers Refuse to Cooperate - Newsclick
https://newsclick.in/brazil-strike-truckers-and-oil-workers-refuse-cooperate

Dossier 5: Lula and The Battle for Democracy - Tricontinental
https://www.thetricontinental.org/lula-and-the-battle-for-democracy/

Imperialism Has a Terrible Week As Trump Bungles Iran and North Korea - Alternet
https://www.alternet.org/world/imperialisms-had-bad-week-trump-bungles-iran-north-korea

Trump Hits “Allies” with Stiff Tariffs: The Politics Behind a Trade

Latest Works by Vijay Prashad - May 19, 2018
Venezuela
admin Sat, 05/19/2018 - 04:18

 

America Recedes from Dominance in Afghanistan and Iraq - Alternet
https://www.alternet.org/world/afghanistan-and-iraq-america-recedes-dominance

We Build Your Homes, But Have No Homes Ourselves: Diary of a South African Land Occupation - Newsclick
https://newsclick.in/we-build-your-homes-have-no-homes-ourselves-diary-south-african-land-occupation

THE TWELTH NEWSLETTER (2018): GUNS AND BUTTER - Tricontinental
https://www.thetricontinental.org/newsletterissue/the-twelfth-newsletter-2018-guns-and-butter/

 

 

The Day They Killed Nguyễn Văn Trỗi - Guest Post by Dmytriy Kovalevich

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:59
Nguyễn Văn Trỗi

 

On October 15, 1964, Nguyễn Văn Trỗi was executed by a ring squad.

Nguyễn Văn Trỗi (1940-1964) was a militant in the Việt Minh or the National Liberation Front (NLF). In 1963, the United States escalated its criminal war against the people of Vietnam. The policy of 'strategic hamlets' and 'carpet bombing' destroyed the Vietnamese countryside, but did not break the spirit of the people. Trỗi attempted to blow up a bridge and assassinate the United States Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and the US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. He was captured in the attempt.

Trỗi was sentenced to