Every year, we go through the motion of thanking our troops, without ever re-examining why we're fighting these wars in the first place.
Many of the soldiers who take part in America’s unending 21st-century wars bring those conflicts home with them.
The Veterans Day festivities will likely include helicopters, fighter jets and, yes, tanks.
A coalition of groups is organizing to oppose the parade the president ordered the Pentagon to start planning for Veterans Day.
Start by putting up a better fight next time someone wants to send Americans off to war.
The anti-war activist and the director—both Vietnam veterans—discuss the influence of their pasts on their politics today, in a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
Ron Kovic and Oliver Stone, who both served in Vietnam, share what they see as the most devastating aspects of the U.S. military-industrial complex during a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.