Chris Hedges: A Socialist Soldier’s Tale of Resisting the American Empire

Resist Imperialism

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 29, 2018

Journalist Chris Hedges interview former combat veteran and US Army officer, Spenser Rapone about bravery and morality. The second lieutenant was given an “other than honorable” discharge June 18 after an Army investigation determined that he “went online to promote a socialist revolution and disparage high-ranking officers” and thereby had engaged in “conduct unbecoming an officer.”

From the archives:

Underestimating The U.S. Military Budget, Altruism and Sadism by David Swanson

Abby Martin: Used and Betrayed: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats

Smedley Butler: I Was A Racketeer, A Gangster For Capitalism

Resistance Against Military Recruiters at Schools by Pat Elder

War Is A Racket By Major General Smedley Butler

Chris Hedges: Why the Brutalized Become Brutal

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

Kevin Baker: Soldiers have real power when they organize