Tag - vietnam

Their Victory is Our Victory

Through our struggle in science we have come increasingly to realize that alongside the peoples of Indochina we have a common enemy — the system of monopoly capitalism in its imperialist stage. We have come to recognize the use of science to provide the ideological justification of racism, sexism and exploitation as...

Vietnam Rebuilds: Dialectics and Diodes

What we learn from Vietnam (not only directly from Vietnam, but from the fact of working together for Vietnam) is useful in our everyday political activity, modifies our relation to scientific work, opens a new, critical frame for our past experiences as scientists. It gives us a number of new dimensions in which to...

Women’s Work in Vietnam

Women's participation has been essential to reconstruction efforts after the Viet Nam War, during which they have made enormous strides towards their own liberation.

Philippines: The Next Vietnam?

Since the declaration of martial law in the Philippines 23 September 1972, many people in the United States have been alarmed about the growing repression in that country and continued U.S. involvement there. With this in mind, representatives from ten eastern seaboard cities held a conference in Philiadelphia on 20...

The Struggle Against Army Math

In Madison, the struggle against U.S. imperialism has refocused on the Army Mathematics Research Center (AMRC) at the University of Wisconsin. Two important events in the fight to abolish AMRC have taken place this fall: Karleton Armstrong was tried and sentenced for his part in the 1970 bombing of the center, and a...

Chapter Reports

Bob Cahn has written up a piece on the Job Crisis. It ends with a “threat” that if the APS Council does not propose a satisfactory plan of action by the Washington meeting (end of April) then there should be “No Business as Usual”. Just what action that implies is purposefully ambiguous; and it will depend on the...

Chapter Reports

When we learned from Richard Levins of Chicago that he was initiating an American Science for Vietnam program we were very excited. We felt this was an opportunity not only to express our opposition to the Indochina War, but also to engage in active support of the people of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Science...

Book Review: War Without End – American Planning for the Next Vietnams

Michael T. Klare's War Without End is a chilling and well-documented history of American military strategy in the 1960's and the forms it will take in the future. A strong political and economic analysis frames the wealth of information packed into this book, to show the values and motivations underlying military...

Technical Aid to Indochina

What is the role of technological aid to Third World liberation movements? What form of aid should progressive or radical groups advocate and support?

Workplace Politics: Honeywell Capers

Honeywell Information Systems is a branch of Honeywell corporation specializing in the manufacturing computers. In 1968 Honeywell launched a major effort to produce a new line of 'fourth generation' computers, which if successful would constitute a major challenge to IBM. In 1970 Honeywell acquired from the General...