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Protest the Execution of Saddam Hussein and the Escalation of the War - Saturday Dec. 30 2 pm Times Square

IAC | The International Action Center (IAC) hold the U.S. government responsible for the decision of the “Iraqi High Tribunal" to carry out the death sentence against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and considers this execution part of the Bush administration’s plan to once again escalate the war. The timing of the execution was clearly intended to pre-empt news that the death toll of U.S. service people has hit 3,000 while that of Iraqis is in the hundreds of thousands. Such an execution will be another war crime against the Iraqi people. more...  3 Comments

Somalia: US Foreign Policy and GangsterismLeaked emails

Justin Raimondo + Henk Ruyssenaars | The failed UN/US intervention of 1993 led directly to the triumph of the warlords, who plundered, raped, and murdered their way through the streets of Mogadishu, the Somalian capital, and reduced the country to Mad Max territory. The same deadly chaos - made in the US - now again foments more hate. more...  0 Comments

Mass Demonstration in Washington, DC on January 27

Joan Stallard | United for Peace and Justice (1500 organizations) is teaming with over 500 additional groups to march on Congress to insist the US get out of Iraq. Massive numbers are expected to rally and to march around the Capital on January 27 at the start of a 3-day event.
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Carros blindados atacan a hombres, mujeres y niños en Cité Soleil

Haiti Action Committee | En la madrugada del viernes 22 de diciembre, desde aproximadamente las 3 de la mañana, 400 soldados de las fuerzas de ocupación de la ONU, dirigidas por brasileños, con vehículos blindados, realizaron un masivo ataque contra la población de Cité Soleil, sitiando una vez más a esa comunidad empobrecida.
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The UN's Christmas present to Haiti

Haiti Action Committee | The latest on the ongoing UN-backed US occupation of haiti more...  0 Comments

A Look Back and Ahead in an Age of Neocon Rule

Stephen Lendman | A review of past year and look ahead to next year. more...  0 Comments

new book on Christian objection to war and military service

Dan Shubin | A new book is available on Christian objection to war and military service, titled, Militarist Christendom and the Gospel of the Prince of Peace. This book is written for disciples and students of the Bible: a history of Christian pacifism and Christian militarism from Plato to the present. more...  0 Comments

War in Somalia -- CIA and Private Military Contractors

(A) | US accused of covert operations in Somalia more...  0 Comments

The Dangerous Double Standard

Hans-C. von Sponeck | In the early nineties, people hoped for the irrevocable ending of fear and the great peace dividend.. Inequality, poverty and humiliation have something to do with what is described as terrorism. The governing limit themselves to fighting symptoms. The causes of terror are not a theme for them. more...  0 Comments

CIA with Ethiopia vs Somalia: another U.S. proxy war

Henk Ruyssenaars - Ex Africa correspondent | US: "The press must not be allowed to make this about Ethiopia, or Ethiopia violating the territorial integrity of Somalia,” The same violations as the US junta is guilty of in neighboring Sudan which still refuses an invasion by twenty-two-thousand (22.000) US troops, so called "peace keepers" more...  0 Comments

Landscape of Horrors: The Obscenity of Real War

A.K. Gupta | The end of the year means the release of serious films jockeying for Oscar contention. This year, violence and gore play the leading roles in many heavyweights: Apocalypto, Blood Diamond, The Departed and Flags of Our Fathers.

These movies excel in make-believe violence that keeps getting more graphic and extreme over time. Hollywood is forever chasing realism even though we see the movies to escape. No matter how real the bloodletting – the screams of anguish, the reverberations of explosions – we know it’s staged.

Yet we block out the real violence in front of us. Even as the Iraq War dominates the news month after month, we have insulated ourselves from it. || Rest of the Article more...  0 Comments

Journalists Say Free Press Threatened by Army Subpoena

Release | The U.S. Army has subpoenaed journalist Sarah Olson and placed another journalist, Dahr Jamail, on the prosecution witness list for the court-martial of Lt. Ehren Watada. more...  0 Comments

Hang Him, hang Him Quick!

budgie | The puppet judiciary of occupied Iraq today announced that Saddam Hussein would be hanged within 30 days. Saddam is presently being tried for the mass murder of Kurdish villagers but the judiciary insisted that he MUST be executed regardless of any other proceedings. This decision is a ‘just in time’ corporate-style decision – just in time for what the uninformed reader would ask? Just in time to save America from incrimination for supplying the chemical weapons and expertise required to kill the innocent Kurdish villagers – that is the REAL NEWS of the day! more...  0 Comments

Happy Hollow Daze

el pinche | All I want for Christmas this year is a little dignity. more...  0 Comments

'I Have No Country'

Justine Nicholas | A few days ago, one of the best students I’ve ever had returned from his second tour with the Marines. He’d just spent a year in Iraq. When Steve (not his real name) was in one of my classes, he had just come back from a tour in Afghanistan. more...  0 Comments

Inanity for Xmas

finch | The arch-conservative Anglican Dean of Sydney's St. Andrews Cathedral, Phil Jensen, has delivered a Christmas message worthy of the most mindless, inane comment that the infamous neo-con war monger and lunatic Donald “uknown knowns” Rumsfeld could have delivered. The Dean stated that “Christmas is about God giving, that God gave the gift of God and the gift of God, is God," (!) Those Australians who imagined that mindless, unqualified statements only issued from American neo-cons be advised, conservative pro-American Evangelicals are alive and very ‘unwell’ in conservative Anglican Sydney. more...  2 Comments

Sexual Abuse and Harassment In The Military

Dorothy Mackey | I have two deadlines:
1st deadline: NEED AIR NATIONAL GUARD WOMEN OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND HARASSMENT:

2nd DEADLINE: ALL MILITARY SERVICES MEN AND WOMEN OF SEXUAL ABUSE, HARASSMENT -SYSTEM FAILED THEM.
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Mexico City Solidarity with Oaxaca, Acteal and Atenco on Dec 22

~Bradley | On December 22nd, 2006, hundreds of people came together in Mexico City to honor the peoples of Oaxaca, Acteal and Atenco during a global day of remembrance and solidarity. The demonstration was held at the Hemiciclo a Juárez in Mexico City's Historic Center where people spoke about Oaxaca and the demonstrations taking place around the world. There were musicians, memorials, stilt walkers and banners calling for liberation of political prisoners and an end to illegal detentions, an end to torture, the living appearance of the disappeared and the exit of the Federal Preventative Police and Ulises Ruiz Ortiz from Oaxaca.

There have been reports of more than 60 actions in solidarity with Oaxaca in at least 37 countries on December 22nd, 2006. The EZLN called for the day of solidarity which marks nine years of impunity for the massacre in Acteal, Chiapas. The US and Mexican governments are responsible massacres in Acteal, Atencto and Oaxaca. more...  0 Comments

A People's Investigation: Defaming Sean Bell "On Condition of Anonymity"

Modern Pitung | Associated Press stories, carried in most New York media, have published information on the Sean Bell shooting investigation that was been leaked by a person only described as "a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity". Just who is the anonymous official, and what is his/her agenda? more...  0 Comments

Hands Off Oaxaca

fred askew | Activists gather at the Mexican Consulate in NYC and march to Rockefeller Center as part of the Global Day of Action in Solidarity with the People of Oaxaca called by the Zapatistas. more...  1 Comments

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