He was also immensely popular with the people — the George Washington of Vietnam — and would likely have been elected president had the U. In an interview with the American historian Christian Appy, General Vo Nguyen Giap, the military architect of victories over the French and the Americans, explained why Vietnamese resistance fighters fought and prevailed:. We won the war because we would rather die than live in slavery. Our history proves this. Our deepest aspiration has always been self-determination…. In my opinion, the Vietnam War was not in the American interest.
David Dellinger: The Life and Times of a Nonviolent Revolutionary
The Black Rebellions () by Dave Dellinger
Nonviolence is Ineffective. Nonviolence is Racist. Nonviolence is Statist. Nonviolence is Patriarchal. Nonviolence is Tactically and Strategically Inferior.
The Black Rebellions (1967) by Dave Dellinger
David T. Dellinger August 22, — May 25, was an American pacifist and an activist for nonviolent social change. He achieved peak prominence as one of the Chicago Seven , who were put on trial in
Consumer culture and the capitalist mindset have taught us to substitute acts of personal consumption or enlightenment for organized political resistance. An Inconvenient Truth helped raise consciousness about global warming. But did you notice that all of the solutions presented had to do with personal consumption — changing light bulbs, inflating tires, driving half as much — and had nothing to do with shifting power away from corporations, or stopping the growth economy that is destroying the planet? Even if every person in the United States did everything the movie suggested, U.