by April Rosenblum
At a time when American casualties in Vietnam were disproportionately African American, most of those who successfully made it to Canada to resist the draft were white.
by Dirk Langeveld
Although it presented an extreme case, the Bergdoll saga demonstrates how the sentiments that had brought about “liberty measles” in 1917 were still alive and well more than two decades later.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Pamela D. Toler
As legislative debate about drafting women in 1945 shows, if the military need is great enough, women will be drafted no matter how uncomfortable lawmakers are with the prospect.
by Murray Polner
Dancis and many in his like-minded allies once believed they could bring about permanent, serious and nonviolent change.
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