ITEM Parode magazine announces that 40 million Soviet men were killed between 1914 and I94S.52 The magazne’s headline reads “Short End of the Stick." Because men died? No. The women were seen as getting the short end of the stick because they were stuck with factory and street-cleaner positions the men weren’t around to do.

After the world wars, our concern for veterans resulted in veterans’ benefits. But during the 1970s and 80s, our lack of concern for veterans led to veterans’ neglect. . .