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Johanna Söderström

councils and the chamber of representatives, maintaining her M-19 ideals: “I think that the commitment with M-19 is the one that has defined my whole life” (C9). An example of a resilient Vietnam veteran is Charles, who was 22 when he went to war in 1967. His life diagram can be seen in Figure 3 . Charles grew up in a rather apolitical family, and his political interest was awakened by the Vietnam War. When he returned home, he became active in the anti-war movement. The Kent State massacre, when on May 4, 1970 a number of students were shot by the

in Living politics after war
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Surveillance and transgender bodies in a post-9/ 11 era of neoliberalism
Christine Quinan

to health insurance or disability pay (and when she does receive care the nurses will not use her preferred pronoun, constantly reverting to ‘he’ and ‘him’). Max also becomes close with Thor, a white American trans man who clearly brings together many struggles, most specifically transgender rights and the anti-war movement. Thor is eventually arrested for using the ‘wrong’ bathroom, but his biggest

in Security/ Mobility
Rebecca Gill

. 17 Biagini, British Democracy , p. 326. 18 Claire Hirshfield, ‘Blacks, Boers and Britons: The Anti-War Movement in England and the “Native Issue, 1899–1902”’, Peace and Change , Vol. 8, 1982, 24

in Calculating compassion
Johanna Söderström

of war. Yet some of the Vietnam veterans became engaged in the anti-war movement, and thus a few of them (Charles, Dennis, Ben and Ford) felt they had in fact contributed to stopping the war and ensuring peace in Vietnam. Lee and Thomas disagreed with the war protesters and wrote them off as cowards at the time, but later changed their minds and came to see this differently. Several interviewees from all three cases explained how a central aspect of peace, and achieving peace, was reconciliation and compromise. Rebuilding trust between different

in Living politics after war
Johanna Söderström

directly linked to those who protested against the war. The war resistance while the conflict was ongoing was interpreted by some as resistance to them as soldiers, whereby they as veterans embodied the guilt of the war. Thus, the anti-war movement became linked to how they were treated by society overall when they came home: “I've always felt that the anti-war people were against those that were in the military” (Robert, U12). The degree to which these protests have affected them has been tempered over time. The lack of parades when they came home (as compared to other

in Living politics after war
Johanna Söderström

) However, during college he became involved in the anti-war movement, and so he considered going into exile in Canada to avoid the draft. 11 As he was already commissioned, the question was not if but when he would go to Vietnam. He finally went on active duty two months after he graduated. Others signed up because they dreamed of becoming pilots, and not much else figured in their decision. For instance, Robert (U12), who was also in the ROTC program, just wanted to fly. Thomas, however, enlisted

in Living politics after war
Heike Wieters

decade in which the limits of a state-centered perspective on politics, social, economic, and ecological phenomena became striking, undeniable, and accordingly “real” to people all over the world in manifold ways. 2 From international debt, oil prices, and food crises, to the transnational anti-war movement and the rise of the debate on “limits to growth,” at the beginning of

in The NGO CARE and food aid From America, 1945–80
America, Europe, and the crises of the 1970s
Ariane Leendertz

the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1968, by rebelling students, by the anti-war movement, the environmental movement and the counter-culture, by rising criminality and drug consumption, by the war in Vietnam. These were followed by serious economic crises and by Watergate, which shook people’s faith in their political institutions. 65 The ‘crisis of confidence’ and the overall crisis discourse also coloured political analyses of transatlantic relations. In 1971, the diplomat Martin Hillenbrand wrote a memo for the Secretary of

in The TransAtlantic reconsidered
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Philip Hammond

governments and military were by far the most frequently cited sources, there were several sources who voiced criticisms of the war’s rationale and effects, including UN officials, aid agencies and Iraqi civilians, as indicated in Figure 7.2 . The category ‘anti-war critics’ includes prominent parliamentary opponents of the war as well as representatives of the popular anti-war movement, which helps to

in Framing post-Cold War conflicts