…ic disasters occured their entire lives. (The hardships they endured pale to what had come before.) The one great threat, the fall of Capitalism to Communism, never happened, never even received a violence they experienced directly. (Like almost everything else in their lives, they exported the violent part of that conflict to As…
This implies that all of the individuals who died or were physically, mentally, or spiritually in the Vietnam War experienced no violence.
Or that the Black Panther Party experienced no violence. Ask Fred Hampton about that?
What about the souls at Standing Rock?
It is important that I point it out, because the rest of your article is very strong.