Tag: Ho Chi Minh

Using Das Kapital as a Pillow

Many Marxists in colonized zones had never read Marx, writes Vijay Prashad in this sampling of influential leftists, many from peasant societies, who built theories appropriate to their own context.

The Spark that Ignited the Vietnam War

Exclusive: A half-century ago, religious clashes in Vietnam — leading to a dramatic photo of a Buddhist priest burning himself alive — shocked the U.S. government and drove it deeper into the morass of the Vietnam War, a confluence of religion and…