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The ABC of National Liberation Movements
Draper, Hal
Article
1969
A war is politics continued by other, that is forcible, means. Our attitude toward a war must be congruent with our attitude toward the politics of which it is the continuation. This determines our pr...
After Pinkville: In Bertrand Russell War Crimes Tribunal on Vietnam
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1971
Chomsky begins by expressing criticism of the peace movement protestors. He claims that their demands on the US government to "stop bombing and enter negotiations" in Vietnam were insufficient; they s...
After the Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology (The Political Economy of Human Rights)
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
1979
A carefully dcoumented asessment of Western reporting on post-1975 Indochina.
American Power and the New Mandarins
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1969
Chomsky writes about American power and violence, especially in the context of the Vietnam war, and he focuses especially on the complicity of American intellectuals in supporting and enabling the Ame...
Antiwar Activism and Emerging Feminism in the Late 1960s: The Times They Were A'Changing: Against The Current vol. 85
Tischler, Barbara L.
Article
2000
The efforts of women to end the war in Vietnam have been subsumed into a paradigm that suggests that, some time in the late 1960s, women activists left the antiwar struggle for the new feminist cause,...
Burning Truth: Invisible Truth
Dinh, Linh
Article
2011
Make no mistake about this: Hoang Hung was killed as a warning to other journalists. Make too much noise and you will be roasted alive like this man.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Class Struggle in Vietnam: From the Colonial Yoke to Wage Slavery for Global Capital: Wildcat Strikes in Vietnam
HS
Article
2012
An alternation of repression and concessions is only one element among many of the whole apparatus of control and domination by the CPV. In the last analysis, it is repression which wins out, ranging ...
Connexions Library: East and Southeast Asia Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on east and southeast Asia.
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
The Fate of Vietnam's First Revolution: Against The Current vol. 154
Pirani, Simon
Article
2011
This book opens with a vivid, gut-wrenching account of the arrest, detention and torture of two young Vietnamese revolutionaries in Saigon in June 1936 by the Sûreté, the political police who defended...
For Reasons of State
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1973
Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
Foreword to the War Crimes Tribunal on Vietnam: In Bertrand Russell's War Crimes Tribunal on Vietnam
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1971
Chomsky introduces the themes to be explored in Russell's book on the Vietnam Tribunal. He points out the complacency in Europe and the USA and calls the Tribunal as a renouncement of the crime of sil...
Ho
Halberstam, David
Book
1971
A portrait of Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh.
The I.F. Stone's Weekly Reader
Stone, I.F.
Book
1973
An anthology of 20 years of journalism by independent journalists I.F. Stone.
In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
In North Vietnam
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1970
Chomsky traveled to North Vietnam in 1970 to explore the state of the country and give lectures at the Polytechnic University. While there, he discovered that although the nation had begun to lay the ...
In the Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary
Van, Ngo
Book
2000
This book is the story of those other movements and revolts in Vietnam, caught in the crossfire between the French and the Stalinists, told by one of the few survivors.
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Landmines still exacting a heavy toll on Vietnamese civilians
Cordall, Simon
Article
2012
37 years on, unexploded bombs continue to ruin lives in the former wartime frontline regions of Vietnam.
Machismo and Its Discontents: Against The Current vol. 134
Ferguson, Ann
Article
2008
The one clear memory I have of 1968 (as opposed to all those other antiwar and pro-civil rights struggles in which I was engaged in the 1960s and ‘70s) is that I was a member of a faculty ad-hoc group...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
A Marxist History of the World part 98: The Vietnam War
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
How an army of peasant guerrillas managed to defeat US imperialism in a full-scale war.
The Meaning of Vietnam
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1975
Chomsky believes that no outside power will make the USA own up to the factual account of the war and the domestic resistance it faced. He claims that efforts will actually be made to obscure this hi...
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
North Vietnam: A Documentary
Gerassi, John
Book
1968
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
The Pentagon Papers and U.S. Imperialism in South East Asia
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1972
Chomsky considers the imperial interests of the USA in South East Asia, claiming that these are revealed in the Pentagon Papers. Then, after a detailed account of the content, he suggests that mere an...
The Power of Women United: Against The Current vol. 134
Dawson, Kipp
Article
2008
Interview with Kipp Dawson.
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Radical Priorities
Chomsky, Noam; edited by C.P. Otero
Book
1981
Otero presents an analysis and overview of Chomsky's social and political philosophy. For the first time the roots of Chomsky's politics are examined and the relationship to his theory of linguistics ...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky analyzes the Kennedy Administration's policy on the Vietnam War and compares the US Administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.
Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays by Dave Dellinger
Dellinger, Dave
Book
1970
Dellinger says that "those of us who oppose the violence of the status quo and reject the violence of armed revolt and class hatred bear a heavy responsibility to struggle existentially to provdew non...
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
The Socialist Register 1967: Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1967
The Socialist Register 1978: Volume 15: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Vietnam: How the government became wolves
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1972
In note of the fact that the American administrations never deviated from the basic assumption that communism must be defeated, Noam Chomsky describes how the image of the USA as a noble and virtuous ...
Vietnam: From National Liberation to Trans-Pacific Vassalage 1975-2015
Petras, James
Article
2015
In 1975 the people of Vietnam successfully ended one of the longest and bloodiest anti-colonial wars in world-history – defeating the US, the world's biggest imperial power, after 20 years of struggle...
Vietnam: Whose Victory?
Potter, Bob
Book
1973
War and the Culture of Violence: Against The Current vol. 125
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2006
Last year I had the opportunity to see “Winter Soldier,” a rarely shown 1971 documentary based on the testimony of over 100 soldiers recently back from Vietnam. It was filmed during a three-day hearin...
War Crimes in Vietnam
Russell, Bertrand
Book
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
What Uncle Sam Really Wants
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky discusses examples of U.S. intervention and links together events stretching over four decades in regions throughout the world. He provides a quick synopsis of American foreign policy and pain...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

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Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
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The Noam Chomsky Web site.
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Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
La Francophonie
The primary mission of the organization is the promotion of the French language as an international language and the promotion of worldwide cultural and linguistic diversity in the era of economic globalization. In this regard, co...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

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Black Flag Army
Wikipedia
The Black Flag Army was a splinter remnant of a bandit group recruited largely from soldiers of ethnic Zhuang background, who crossed the border in 1865 from Guangxi, China into Upper Tonkin, then par...
Cyber-security workshop held successfully, despite police harassment
Reporters Without Borders
2015
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns repeated attempts by local police to harass and interrupt a digital security workshop that RSF and Defend the Defenders (DTD), a Vietnamese human rights group,...
Vietnam: Blogger's Arrest Alarms Free Speech Advocates
2009
Reporters Without Borders has condemned the arrest of Vietnamese pro-democracy blogger Nguyen Tien Trung on July 7 for allegedly engaging in anti-state activities.

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