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Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace

March 2015 Blog Posts (3)

Monsanto Talks Food Security, But Critics Want Vietnam War Restitution First

Can the planet feed itself in the future as the number of humans multiplies? Food security sounds like a fair enough goal. But not, some say, if it involves the company Monsanto.

The agriculture and chemical giant co-sponsored a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City last month to get young people interested in sustainable farming. But critics are suspicious of Monsanto’s motives,…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on March 10, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

50 years on, veterans find healing by returning to Vietnam to help

Fifty years since the first major American combat unit was deployed to Vietnam, the lethal legacies of war still haunt generations of civilians in that country. Special correspondent Mike Cerre, who served in that conflict, reports from Danang about some Americans who have returned in hopes of making a difference.…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on March 7, 2015 at 9:19am — No Comments

The Lethal Legacy of the Vietnam War

http://www.thenation.com/article/199225/lethal-legacy-vietnam-war

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.

"As we drove one day through Cam Lo district, Ngo Xuan Hien, who is 38, recalled his childhood here, the constant struggle to find food, classmates who had seizures and…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on March 2, 2015 at 7:31pm — No Comments

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