Penny Lewis

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Penny Lewis

Penny Lewis is a professor of sociology in the CUNY Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies.

The Burden of Atrocity

Nick Turse’s otherwise exhaustive account of the atrocities committed in Vietnam gives short shrift to the movement that made those crimes known.

The Myth of the Hardhat Hawk

In the popular imagination, opposition to the Vietnam War was driven largely by the privileged, while supposedly reactionary blue-collar workers supported the war effort. That memory is wrong.