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1984

Jaap den Haan | Past, present and future more...  0 Comments

Editorial Cartoon: "Payback's A Bitch"

Mike Flugennock | So, anyway, I see last week where Congress approves another million billion zillion dollars for President Chimp's War in Iraq. No surprises there. Then, this bridge collapses in Minnesota, to much wailing and voyeurism from the press, and the predictable calls for us to send our prayers to Minneapolis -- even though no prayer requests were forthcoming for the victims of similar bridge collapses caused by US bombing of Iraqi civilians... more...  1 Comments

National "Sick of War" Sick Day Proposal

Workers Against War | In order to send the message that we are serious about stopping the war, and capable of doing it, working people must organize themselves for a national “Sick of War” sick day. Workers Against War has been formed with the purpose of bringing this plan forward to all anti-war, social justice and working class organizations and individuals with the hope that they will form their own “Sick of War Committees” to build and promote this event in whatever way they can. more...  6 Comments

Samir Kuntar, Israel's Longest Held Lebanese Prisoner

Greg | Samir Kuntar, Israel's longest held Lebanese prisoner who has been incarcerated in Israeli jail for the past 30 years. In fact the Hezbollah operation last year in which 2 Israeli soldiers were kidnapped, which sparked the 34 day long war, was meant to use the 2 soldiers as bargaining chips in order to force Israel to release Samir Kuntar. more...  2 Comments

Hiroshima Day 2007

Bill Templer | Recalling the nuclear inferno 8/6/45. Certainly the most criminal single second in American military history: more than 253,000 victims in Hiroshima, and still counting. And the need for action now.
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A Report from the New SDS Confab in Detroit

James Neshewat | The national meeting of Students for a Democratic Society in Detroit, July 27 to August 1, marked the second annual National Convention since the New SDS was born at the start of 2006. more...  39 Comments

URGENT - help needed as Parks Dept is refusing to allow Eyes Wide Open display T

MDS-NYC | Please call Gary Varelli, 917.337.4734 to express your concerns.

Please email the Commisioner at
 http://nyc.gov/html/mail/html/maildpr.html in support of our first
amendment rights.
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The War Against Iraqi Women

Hussein Al-alak, The Iraq Solidarity Campaign | A story is often told, of one woman whose brother had been taken by the “British authorities“ and she confronted his captors. Throwing the “veil” into the air, this left her long hair flying loose, where she declared to the occupying power that she too, would fight for the freedom of Iraq.
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Last day of the Interfaith Peace Walk Towards a Nuclear Free Future

peacehq | After 86 days on the road since leaving Dublin on May 13th the Footprints for Peace group on their "Towards a Nuclear Free Future" peace walk will stop at Downing Street. more...  0 Comments

The plan is to create division, total chaos and misery across Iraq, throw up our

jamie | "In some ways we probably all underestimated the depth of the mistrust and how difficult it would be for these guys (Iraqis of different religious perspectives, regions, etc) to come together on legislation," Gates said. more...  0 Comments

Sept. 20th: Speaking Truth to Power -- End War and Occupation

PeteinDC | Declaration of Peace and National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance come together for historic action same week as Gen. Petraeus makes his report on Iraq. more...  0 Comments

“Days of Decision” – September 14 – 21 – A call for Nonviolent Direct Actions

paul frazier | Declaration of Peace grassroots campaign calls for nonviolent direct actions at congressional offices, September 14-21, "Days of Decision" to defund the occupation and establish an Iraqi-led Peace Initiative more...  1 Comments

Interfaith Peace Walk Towards a Nuclear Free Future

peacehq | Four participants in an 86-day walk from Dublin to London for a nuclear-free future have been arrested today at AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment) Aldermaston in Berkshire. They were protesting against the ongoing expansion at the facility. more...  0 Comments

OBAMA ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS USE

Thomas Riggins | Clinton and Dodd support keeping open the policy option of committing crimes against humanity to further US imperial ambitions more...  0 Comments

IRAQ HUMAN SHIELD DISCUSSES RESEARCH INTO WAR AND AT 5C CAFE IN EAST VILLAGE

5C Cafef | Judith Karpova will present research into why the Iraq War occurred, what is really happening over there (it isn't what the media is telling us), and how the quality and texture of life in the country has evolved as the tragedy has unfolded and the Iraqis have learned what has to be done to survive. Ms. Karpova went over to Iraq to be a human shield, and is currently one of a handful being prosecuted (for contributing to the Iraqi economy - under a law targeting corporations violating the sanctions regime - by buying food to eat and souvenirs while over there), presumably for being outspoken. more...  0 Comments

190 000 weapons missing in Iraq

News24, The Iraq Solidarity Campaign | According to the July 31 report, the military "cannot fully account for about 110 000 AK-47 assault rifles, 80 000 pistols, 135 000 items of body armour and 115 000 helmets reported as issued to Iraqi forces".
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Britain: Recruiting Kids to Kill

Felicity Arbuthnot, London, England | In the UK children of sixteen can be recruited, an age too young to legally drive a car, drink a pint, or have a credit card. School Students Against the War  http://www.ssaw.co.uk/ are a vibrant, informed organisation, growing across the U.K.. and have launched a campaign in response: 'Troops Out of Our Schools - Troops Out of Iraq'. more...  0 Comments

Reviewing Linda McQuaig's "It's the Crude, Dude"

Stephen Lendman | War, oil, Iraq, Big Oil, global warming and more in one package. more...  0 Comments

Communists plan picket of Australian Consulate

SISIUD | The New York City Branch of the Free People's Movement, an international communist organization, will picket the Australian Consulate at 4 PM on Monday, August 6, in response to the Australian governments recent campaign against Aboriginal Australians and its invasions and continued occupations of the Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. more...  0 Comments

Second round of Iran-US talks: Cheney camp pushes for war

CASMII | The alarming and unanimous passage with 97 votes to zero by the US Congress of an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill drafted by the leading proponent of war with Iran, Sen Lieberman, on 11th July, which accuses Iran of "intolerable acts of hostility towards the US" and demands the US government to take "Immediate action" can be regarded as the prelude to a declaration of war." more...  0 Comments

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