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Vietnam Third Force?

IT IS SURELY a sign of the times, and one that gives ground for the greatest satisfaction, that a major Australian: political figure should be occupying himself with serious and sympathetic study of ... shift in the centre of gravity of A ustralian political life w hich has taken, place over those years and is continuing at an accelerated rate. - Malcolm Salmon spent several years in Vietnam; he is

The Great Victory

deeds of political and military struggle. It is impossible to exaggerate either the world significance of this victory, or the immense human qualities of the peoples who defeated and humiliated the ... struggle was always seen as both m ilitary and political, with po litics playing a m ajor part. The struggle was above all a people’s war fo r national independence, with all the consequences flow ing from

Australian Left Review No.74 May 1980

Queensland political conjuncture; 3. It examines the way in which these same forces for economic restructuring have inflicted themselves upon that political conjuncture and explains (I hope) why Queensland has ... become a pacesetter for the reactionary offensive; 4. It looks at the actual state of political struggle over the last two years, particularly with regard to the civil liberties movement, and attempts to

Vietnam Since Liberation

Vietnamese intellectuals outside Viet Nam itself. In it he discusses frankly the social and political problems faced in the difficult task of Viet Nam s reconstruction and economic advance following thirty ... w a y . W e are speaking of the rights of the people and of citizens rather than "h u m a n righ ts” in the abstract. Fre nch new sp a p e rs have spoken of 8 0 0 ,0 0 0 political prisoners in Viet N

The Nature of the Vietnam War

presented to the Fifth Stockholm Conference on V ietnam , March 2H-30. - in the second half of this century: to relate its industrial power to the political and ideological realities of popular ... nations. A part from political or hum anitarian considera­ tions, there were no decisive targets against which to employ the atomic military technology on which the US had pinned the bulk of its hopes and

Cambodia, Laos and the Vietnam War

left alone. The NLF has changed the character of the struggle to a political one and there will only be a political struggle for years to come. So the military affair is Cam bodia which becomes a ... election in 1972 and if he has not withdrawn all com bat troops by the time the convention is held in July 1972 he will be in a very shaky political position and may not win the election at all. H e has

After Vietnam - What?

commit ourselves to m ilitary arrangem ents w ith any of these three countries. Singapore’s troubles are different. T hey are economic, and those are producing political strains. Probably the bu lk of ... over the last few years. B ut this does not m ake them Communists, or Singapore ano th er Cuba. B ut it does m ean that if all substantial political opposition to the present G overnm ent continues to be

Burchett Speaks

talks have started, they usually go on to their logical conclusion —a settlement. S: Could you describe the political com plexion of the coalition governm ent of South V ietnam likely to emerge from the ... ittee thus far nam ed are very well-known Saigon and H ue intellectuals, lawyers, doctors, journalists—some of them very well-todo incidentally, b u t all people of prestige, known for th eir political

Vietnam - The Prospects?

reverse for im perialism , is secondary for them. This is the essential social and political fact which is obscured by such formulations as “com m unist aggression ,” or Sir Robert M enzies' “southward ... mean experience of it. T hey know that war is primarily a m ilitary phenom enon, and that it is in m ilitary terms, taken in conjunction with political factors at hom e and abroad, that wars are won and

Vietnam: A View of Human Nature

struggle has a sacred significance in the revolutionary world”, an official Hanoi spokesman said in winter 1973. They invoke an optimistic philosophy about human possibilities which many Westerners would ... others with anti? war views. Credibility is a historic problem with re? gard to the stance American radicals have taken towards revolution abroad. Political radicals have over-identified sometimes with

Detente

peoples. It is a strong and precious support for our stand concerning a correct political solution to the problem s o f V iet Nam and the other countries o f Indochina. This support is en­ couraging the ... freedom . As the political representative o f th e A m ­ erican m ilitary-industrial com p lex, th e N ixon clique, the m ost reactionary and warlike clique o f all headed by N ixon, is carrying out a new

Analysis & Organisation

I became a political activist during the late 1960s and early '70s. The struggles of this period around Australian involvement in Viet Nam, draft resistance, feminism, apartheid, tenants ... became a political activist during the late 1960s and early '70s. The struggles of th is p e r i o d a r o u n d A u s t r a l i a n in v o lv e m e n t in Viet N am , d r a f t resistance, feminism

Analysis & Organisation

I became a political activist during the late 1960s and early '70s. The struggles of this period around Australian involvement in Viet Nam, draft resistance, feminism, apartheid, tenants ... became a political activist during the late 1960s and early '70s. The struggles of th is p e r i o d a r o u n d A u s t r a l i a n in v o lv e m e n t in Viet N am , d r a f t resistance, feminism

Ten Years After: The May Events in France

1968 was a vintage political year. It saw, in February, the Tet offensive by the liberation forces in Vietnam. This shattered US military and political strategy to maintain and strengthen imperialist ... battered the already shaky morale of US troops and changed the political situation in the US itself to such an extent that L.B. Johnson announced he would not recontest the Presidency. Tet m ade it

Ten Years After: The May Events in France

1968 was a vintage political year. It saw, in February, the Tet offensive by the liberation forces in Vietnam. This shattered US military and political strategy to maintain and strengthen imperialist ... battered the already shaky morale of US troops and changed the political situation in the US itself to such an extent that L.B. Johnson announced he would not recontest the Presidency. Tet m ade it

The Catholic Church in Sydney and the Vietnam conflict

the end o f an era. The Catholic Weekly ceased commenting on the international political scene, confining itself to reporting nuns’ and priests’ jubilees, with the occasional mention of the State Aid

Vietnam Third Force?

IT IS SURELY a sign of the times, and one that gives ground for the greatest satisfaction, that a major Australian: political figure should be occupying himself with serious and sympathetic study of ... shift in the centre of gravity of A ustralian political life w hich has taken, place over those years and is continuing at an accelerated rate. - Malcolm Salmon spent several years in Vietnam; he is

Books: 1. Ho Chi Minh 2. Monopoly Capital 3. On Native Grounds: Australian Writing From Meanjin Quarterly 4. Quotations From Chairman LBJ 5. My Silent War 6. The Puzzled Patriots

The decision of President Johnson to call a halt to the US bombing of North Vietnam has already set many people asking “Why?” Statements from military and political leaders in America and South ... th of th e m an an d his sta tu re is accurately traced an d doc? um ented. His developm ent an d b e ? havior as a leader are rep o rte d w ith th e keen eyes of th e French political jo u rn alist

Books: 1. Ho Chi Minh 2. Monopoly Capital 3. On Native Grounds: Australian Writing From Meanjin Quarterly 4. Quotations From Chairman LBJ 5. My Silent War 6. The Puzzled Patriots

The decision of President Johnson to call a halt to the US bombing of North Vietnam has already set many people asking “Why?” Statements from military and political leaders in America and South ... th of th e m an an d his sta tu re is accurately traced an d doc? um ented. His developm ent an d b e ? havior as a leader are rep o rte d w ith th e keen eyes of th e French political jo u rn alist

Vietnam Since Liberation

outside Viet Nam itself. In it he discusses frankly the social and political problems faced in the difficult task of Viet Nam s reconstruction and economic advance following thirty years of war. The ... w a y . W e are speaking of the rights of the people and of citizens rather than "h u m a n righ ts? in the abstract. Fre nch new sp a p e rs have spoken of 8 0 0 ,0 0 0 political prisoners in Viet N