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War & Peace

Cartoon: War Marketeers: The U.S. Tries to Sell Civilian Casualties!

Mikhaela B. Reid | U.S. military commanders say they're "frustrated" that Afghan and Iraqi civilians "don't understand" that when Americans drop bombs that kill civilians, it's really the insurgents' or Taliban's fault. They say the solution isn't to stop civilian deaths, but to SPIN those deaths better. Presenting... more...  2 Comments

The Iranian Diner

Brent Herbert | Time to go on a diet more...  0 Comments

Haitian Trade Unionists launch website and speaking tour

haitilabor.org | The Confederation of Haitian Workers (CTH) organizes on a progressive and collective model. Its federations range from education, transportation, the ports, garment industry, artisan work and the informal sector. more...  0 Comments

MIRAKI: On the Brutal Butchering of Slow-Killing

Cathy Garger | ... After hanging up the phone, it occurred to me that what is actually going down in Afghanistan is, without any doubt, the greatest crime against humanity in perhaps all of US history. more...  0 Comments

Throw A Pie At Rumsfeld @ Penguin Offices Today - 3:30pm

Viva Palestina | We invite all upstanding citizens and non-citizens to throw a pie or confection of your choice at Donald Rumsfeld as he comes to the New York offices of Penguin Books at 375 Hudson Street at 3:30pm. Don't let him get away with selling his story. more...  2 Comments

BALONEY, BROOKS AND BLAIR

Thomas Riggins | Blair traces his ideas back to a British theologian whose views could not justify Blairs criminal actions in Iraq, despite Brooks's
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The imminent escalation of the war with Iran

Brent Herbert | An analysis of the evolving conflict between the United States and Iran leads me to draw the conclusion that an escalation in this conflict is imminent, and this development is inevitable and will take place sometime in the immediate future. more...  2 Comments

Lying into "Humanitarian" Wars

Eugen Drewermann | The worst lie of all is that we are not waging war but only taking "humanitarian peacekeeping measures" in Orwellian newspeak.. We wage war under the eternal terms justice, progress, freedom and humanliness while cuasing the opposite.. The great chance is that a generation will rise up that doesn't need to enter history through the battlefield. more...  0 Comments

Yikes! McGee, George Mann and Julius Margolin at Vox Pop 5/18 @ 8 PM

George Mann | Both Yikes! McGee and George and JUlius have been writing and singing anti-Bush and anti-war songs for years, and this concert pairs them in a night of celebration of the crumbling of Bush's administration and, hopefully soon, his war. Two sets each, admission by donation (pass the hat!). They will be singing labor and anti-war classics as well as many originals and songs from the "Hail to the Thief" anti-Bush CD compilations. more...  0 Comments

Mothers For Peace Arrested on Capitol Hill

William Hughes | The “SWARM on Congress” campaign got off to a rousing start on May 14, 2007, in the nation’s capital. Cindy Sheehan spoke to the crowd at Lafayette Park; along with Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) and activists Kevin Zeese, David Swanson, Debra Sweet, Ann Wright, the Rev. Lennox Yearwood, and others. After parading to Capitol Hill, 33 of the estimated 250 antiwar activists were arrested there for refusing a police order to disperse. more...  0 Comments

Chalmers Johnson

email | April 21, 2007 Whittier, CA more...  0 Comments

Italian Television the Latest to Enter the “911” Ring

Debbie Lewis | In late April, Italian Television, Canale 5, aired a segment by Luogocomune.net that presents many questions to the official story of one of the most tragic events in US History. more...  1 Comments

SWARM ON CONGRESS This Summer

PeteinDC | A coalition is coming together to bring people to DC to occupy the halls of congress until the war is ended and our troops are brought home.
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ARGUMENTS FOR DISMANTLING THE ARROYO KILLING MACHINE IN THE PHILIPPINES

E. SAN JUAN, Jr. | During this May 14 election week, the brutal Arroyo regime in the Philippines, backed by the Bush fundamentalist cabal, is facing the people's judgment for "crimes against humanity" (to quote the verdict of the Permanent People's Tribunal). This essay reflects on the themes and issues surrounding the crisis of the neocolonial polity in the context of Bush's war of terror and the barbaric, predatory globalized capital's assault on the Filipino people and the peoples of the world. more...  0 Comments

A Theological Balance by Dorothee Soelle

Dorothee Soelle | Believing in love is more than worshipping the heavenly button-pusher.. Our way of life and politics separates us from jesus' life, not what happens in the bedroom.. Learning to share in a feminist project annulling the oldest injustice. more...  0 Comments

NICHOLS: More lies from Livermore nuclear weapons lab

Bob Nichols, Project Censored Award Winner | "A group of citizens of the Bay Area are seeking a lawyer to take legal action to stop the open air explosions set off by Livermore Lab in Tracy, California... more...  1 Comments

Flee, Freedom Fighter, Flee: Israeli Anarchist on Azmi Bishara

Yonatan Pollak | Due to its inability to deal with the demand that the state change from a Jewish ethnocracy to a real democracy, Israel is these days opening a new front in the attack on its Palestinian citizens. This front has taken shape in the form of Shabak [Israel's General Security Services - equivalent to the US FBI] statements to the effect that the demands of Israeli Arabs for equality is subversive and will be terminated even if it is not against the law, in the definition of Israeli Arabs as a strategic threat, and most of all in the invention of a criminal case against one of the most prominent leaders of the the Palestinian public in Israel - Azmi Bishara.
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Dr. Gilbert Burnham on the 654,965 Death Toll in Iraq

William Hughes | One of the true horrors of the Iraqi War is the death toll of the civilian population caught up in that conflict. In Oct., 2006, “The Lancet,” a prestigious British Medical Journal, published a study entitled: “The Human Cost of the War in Iraq.” One of its co-authors was Dr. Gilbert Burnham of the Johns Hopkins U. Its stunning conclusion: 659,965 Iraqis have died in the war as of July, 2006! On May 8, 2007, Dr. Burnham discussed that report. more...  0 Comments

Hawai'ian Independence Movement NYC Forum May 21 Monday 6:30PM

Lokahi Kanawha | Hawai'ian Independence forum w/speakers Kai'opua Fyfe & 'Ehu Kekahu Cardwell & film "We Are Who We Were: Frm Resistance To Affirmation" Monday May 21 6:30PM at Solidarity Center 55 West 17th Street 5th Floor (between 5th & 6th Avenues) Manhattan/NYC more...  1 Comments

IndyKids Brainstorming Meeting this Saturday

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