War & Peace
Thomas Good | September Action, a UFPJ working group is in desperate need of a small amount of cash with which to procure
Stanley W. Rogouski | Cindy Sheehan avoided being arrested when the police charged the rally at Union Square and kept her speaking engagement at St. John the Divine. more... 3 Comments
Paul O'Hanlon | Europe’s biggest arms fair took place at the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) in London’s Docklands from Monday to Friday last week. Doug Terrell, a Lockheed Martin executive on the stand enthused of a new version of the mainly air-launched Hellfire missile, “It has been used regularly and very successfully in Iraq and this one is exactly the same.” more... 0 Comments
TIME'S UP! | TIME'S UP! invites you to participate in bicycle actions during the upcoming weekend of demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and send a strong message that our bicycles are a positive solution to this country's energy needs.
Mary La Rosa | the acts committed against humanity, in particular the 23rd anniversary of Sabra & Shatila: September 16, 1982 with special consideration of Ariel Sharon's visit to the United Nations and the attempted arrest of Doron Almog in the UK.
Dustin Langley | Today, members of the NYPD assaulted a crowd of veterans, military families, and over a hundred supporters who had gathered to hear Cindy Sheehan and other representatives from Camp Casey Crawford. more... 28 Comments
todd | A rally of 150 New Yorkers at Camp Casey-NYC was cut short this afternoon when NYPD acting under Inspector MacEnroy broke through the human wall of Veterans for Peace and Military Families Speak Out activists surrounding Gold Star Mom Cindy Sheehan and cut off her microphone and took her amplifier. Cindy Sheehan was reporting on the successful Bring Them Home Now bus tour. One activist remains in jail.
Cops less directly involved in the attack and arrest retreated to the chair/bike ramp, chased by a chanting crowd of 60-70 from among 150 or so who had attended the dispersed rally. There they formed up a military line in order to remain in the park as New Yorkers chanted "police out of the park" and "who's f-cking park? OUR f-cking park!" during a sometimes-tense 20 minute standoff. Lisa Fithian attempted to calm the crowd but also said that in 23 cities, the Bring Them Home Now bus tour had not been treated as aggressively as in New York City.more... 13 Comments
MP | On Friday September 23rd there are two seperate benefit concerts being planned in the DC Metro area. So, if you get to town early, you can enjoy a night of powerful anti-war music prior to the big rally and Operation Ceasfire Concert on Saturday! Come out to hear great tunes from Yikes McGee, Sue Jeffers, Magpie and many other awesome artists.
Pete Dolack | The New York City Police Department forcibly broke up this afternoon's rally for Cindy Sheehan, moving in as Cindy was speaking at about 3 p.m. in Union Square. more... 45 Comments
4strugglemag.org | a very large and interesting online and print magazine of writings by political prisoners and prisoners of war more... 0 Comments
Fred Goldstein | At the very moment that the profound racism and class oppression in the U.S. has been highlighted by the disastrous toll on the poor, largely African-American population of the Gulf Coast, the United Nations has issued a report about racism and poverty affecting the U.S. health-care system. more... 0 Comments
Stanley W. Rogouski | Cindy Sheehan spoke at the Lafayette Ave. Presbyterian Church Sunday Night more... 1 Comments
Captain America | On the US budget, Clinton warned that the federal deficit may be coming untenable, driven by foreign wars, the post-hurricane recovery program and tax cuts that benefitted just the richest one percent of the US population, himself included.
Workers World | The hearings are being conducted by millionaires on the Senate Judiciary Committee, most of whom are lawyers and are about as far away from the workers and the oppressed as the moon. They allow Roberts to not answer questions. They let him plead in case after case involving his reactionary writings, arguments or rulings that he was just working for an administration or a client. This is equivalent to the argument that every low-level indicted war criminal makes: “I was just following orders.” more... 0 Comments
matewan | Food Not Bombs has opened a community center and kitchen in the 9th Ward neighborhood of New Orleans. more... 0 Comments
Britt Baca-Hochhausler | It would be a welcome change from the current acceptance of the war, four years after it started. I just hope that another celebrity doesn't change his name, pulling all of our attention from the importance of dissenting patriotism. more... 0 Comments
Bring Them Home Now Bus Tour | Cindy Sheehan and Bring Them Home Now Bus Tour to Stop in New York City Sunday, September 18th and Monday, September 19th
CSD | still not a peep! more... 3 Comments
populist | Although some level of incompetence in government is universally expected, it started accelerating towards its pinnacle in the US after the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to install Bush in the presidency. more... 0 Comments
Heather Cottin | Anti-fascist organizations from New Jersey and from New York City came out to castigate the Legionnaires for inviting Minutemen founder Chris Simcox to Suffolk County. Simcox is organizing vigilantes to keep immigrants from crossing the border. more... 1 CommentsPage 12 | Page 10
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