Chris Hedges and Matthew Hoh: The High Rate of Suicide Among Veterans

The Intensity of PTSD

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on May 9, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Matthew Hoh, former U.S. Marine Company Commander, about the high rates of veteran suicides. Hoh served two tours in Iraq as a Marine and with the State Department. He resigned his position as a State Department political officer in Afghanistan in 2009 in protest over the Obama Administration’s escalation of the war.

Video and transcript here.

From the archives:

Will Griffin: A Soldier’s Journey to Revolution, Part 2

The War On Terror Is A Typo

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1 by David Swanson

Will Griffin and Matthew Hoh: Fighting the Unwinnable War in Afghanistan, Parts 1-3

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

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

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

“Moral Injury”–One Military Veteran Kills Teenager, Another Kills Himself by Shepherd Bliss

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

Smoked! A soldier’s life and death: The story of John Needham