An Enfant Terrible Stumbles Upon the Vietnam War: A Review of Nick Turse’s Kill Anything That Moves

"...the most unjust war ever waged by a stronger against a weaker nation.”  Ulysses S. Grant (speaking of the Mexican War) Comes now Nick Turse, forty years after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, with Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, a compendious retelling of the horrors once inflicted by the United States of America against a tiny South East Asian adversary and its entire … [Read more...]

Annals of the New Left: Dissing Golub

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[ MEMOIR ] The following story is intended as a commentary on the political culture of the New Left during the Vietnam War period; it is also intended to amuse. Tod and I sat in the reception area sipping from containers of take-out coffee and traded last minutes strategies for the meeting with Bernie Mazel, Direct Mail Czar of left-wing causes in the U.S.  Bernie wore two other power hats, publisher of Mazel Books, … [Read more...]