By: Whitman-Bradley, Buff [Editor]; Lazare, Sarah [Editor]; Whitman-Bradley, Cynthia [Editor];
PM Press: 2011-09-01
Seller ID: SKU1004408
How does a young person who volunteers to serve in the U.S. military become a war-resister who risks ostracism, humiliation, and prison rather than fight? Although it is not well publicized, the long tradition of refusing to fight in unjust wars continues today within the American military. In this book, resisters describe in their own words the process they went through, from raw recruits to brave refusers. They speak about the brutality and appalling violence of war; the constant dehumanizing of the enemy?and of our own soldiers?that begins in Basic Training; the demands that they ignore the... View More...