War & Peace
Chris Anderson | "This is my resignation letter as the 'face' of the American anti-war movement. This is not my 'Checkers' moment, because I will never give up trying to help people in the world who are harmed by the empire of the good old US of A, but I am finished working in, or outside of this system."
MAUREEN DOWD - THE NEW YORK TIMES | THE COMPLETE ARTICLE AND MORE more... 1 Comments
cypher | However, when I started to hold the Democratic Party to the same standards that I held the Republican Party, support for my cause started to erode and the "left" started labeling me with the same slurs that the right used. I guess no one paid attention to me when I said that the issue of peace and people dying for no reason is not a matter of "right or left", but "right and wrong." more... 1 Comments
Thomas Riggins | Bush's aides maintain that poll questions don't allow us know what the American people really think. more... 0 Comments
posted by F Espinoza | More than 600,000 people have lost their lives in Iraq and more than 2 million have been forced to emigrate since the American invasion began... more... 0 Comments
Meerkat Media Collective | Over Memorial Day weekend, members of Iraq Veterans Against the War brought a small piece of the war home with Operation First Casualty. more... 0 Comments
Brent Herbert | As you may have heard, Cindy has resigned in despair, and has given up all hope... more... 3 Comments
Irina Ivanova | Beginning at Columbus Circle at 9am, the group of eight veterans in camouflage fatigues acted out the reality of the Iraq war throughout the day - encountering shocked tourists and passersby along the way. more... 1 Comments
email | G8 actions Faslane, gathering at the gate "brunch not bombs," with songs, statements, She Boom drum ensemble, Samba band, Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (CIRCA) and Rinky Dink crew (bicycle powered music) more... 0 Comments
posted by F Espinoza | Bush is an apocalyptic person. I observe his eyes, his face and his obsessive preoccupation with pretending that everything he sees on the "invisible screens" are spontaneous thoughts... more... 0 Comments
PAUL KRUGMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES | KRUGMAN: Future historians will shake their heads over how easily America was misled into war.
Margot Kassmann | Violence is a primal phenomenon of humanity. Admitting we live in a culture of violence is hard. Violence is part of the horrific everyday life of many people.. Nonviolent education strengthens civil courage. Promoting trust, responsibility and conflict resolution in education furthers children's moral ability to judge. The message of the Bible is very clear: No violence! more... 1 Comments
Kathy Devlin | West Point anti-war protest became interesting when a small group of Pro-War Pro Busher’s tried with microphones and insults to drown out the voices that spoke truth to power. I was actually assaulted by one of the Scripture Quoting counter demonstrators. I crossed the street and was punched in the kidney numerous times. The police would not allow my husband or son to come to my defense. I have been going to protests my whole life and never saw a more vicious bunch of animals then those counter protesters today." more... 24 Comments
From Joe | "While the media has attempted to spin his words and acuse him of saying Americans are to blame for being hated, Paul was actually making it clear that it is the policy of the US government that is to blame and that has continued to stimulate hatred, sometimes even for its own gain.
Jose Vasquez | In an effort to illuminate the true reality of the conflict in Iraq, members of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) will engage in a series of street theater actions around the New York City area on Sunday, May 27. more... 0 Comments
The Internationalist | Accompanying state repression against immigrants in post-9/11 America, racist vigilantes have escalated violent anti-immigrant attacks. The most prominent of these sinister groups is the so-called Minuteman Project which has staged armed "border patrols" hunting "illegal aliens" along the Mexican border. We have warned: "The Minutemen are shot through with fascist outfits.... These are not just racist bigots: they are armed and dangerous." Last October Minuteman founder Gilchrist fled the stage when student protesters unfurled a banner defending immigrant rights. Now the Spartacist League says students should not "disrupt" or shut down Minuteman events on campus. The SL pretends these racist vigilantes are not fascist, only "fascistic," and denies that they advocate or carry out deadly violence against the oppressed. The SL's whitewash of the racist vigilantes is a repudiation of Trotskyism and its own past actions, and an act of sabotage of the struggle to defend immigrants against government and vigilante terror. The Internationalist Group calls for organized immigrant/worker defense to sweep away these deadly immigrant hunters. more... 0 Comments
larmee | Veterans more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-New York | A US State Department official said yesterday the May 14 elections were generally successful despite reports of violence and fraud. “I know there have been some problems with violence. But I would say overall the elections have been very successful and a real sign that the Philippines has a very well-developed democracy. It has never been an easy process,” Christopher Hill, US State Department assistant secretary for East Asia and the Pacific, said over Radyo ng Bayan. Hill’s observation followed an earlier statement of concern from the US Embassy in Manila on reports of violence in many parts of the country during the elections.
orion | "No End In Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq" is a powerful new documentary examining the US involvement in Iraq and the consequent destruction of the country. This article reviews a screening of the film followed by a panel discussion with the director and academics at an open screening in California. more... 0 CommentsPage 136 | Page 134
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