War & Peace
Queens Antiwar Committee | Military Out of Our Schools!
A.K. GUPTA | The U.S. claims—include a stolen laptop, a nefarious-sounding “Green Salt” project and traces of highly enriched uranium—have proven baseless so far. As in the spurious link between al Qaeda and Iraq, perception matters more than facts. more... 0 Comments
KAT AARON | After his son was killed, Bud Clay wrote a letter to President Bush, which reads in part: “Dan was a Christian – he knew Jesus as Lord and Savior – so we know where he is. In his final letter (one left with me for the family – to be read in case of his death) he says ‘if you are reading this, it means my race is over.’ He’s home now – his and our real home. I am writing to you – to tell you how proud and thankful we (his parents and family) are of you and what you are trying to do to protect us all.” more... 0 Comments
Franklin | On the Executive Branch; Relating to War Powers more... 0 Comments
Eviction Defense | On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimized again. FEMA's short-term hotel program expires for most of the 26,000 displaced hurricane survivors and most of these evacuees have not been provided with long-term, or even transitional housing solutions. The National Guard is even on call to evict these survivors at gun point. more... 0 Comments
Suzaka | Pictures of the rally and speak out at Union Square to demand the release of Leonard Peltier on the 30th anniversary of his incarceration. more... 0 Comments
Daniel Doyle | Upon hearing of your plans to visit this area of rich history and unrest, I was encouraged for, not only an accomplished political leader, but a fellow American, to join me in visiting the ravaged hopes and futures of so many Palestinians and Israelis. For nearly six months I have been working for a local Palestinian NGO that promotes community development, food security, capacity building, and environmental justice. Many of our efforts are undermined by the Israeli Occupation and, now, the Separation Wall. You and I have both had a chance to see it firsthand. I must say I was surprised at your response that the Wall must not be judged as an attack against Palestinians, just terrorism. It made me wonder if you have spent much time on the other side of it – the “Terrorist” Side. more... 0 Comments
international appeal | Those states that now possess nuclear weapons are obligated to destroy them. Those states without nuclear weapons may not strive to amass them. The violation of the goal of a nuclear weapon free Middle East by one side does not excuse the violation of this goal byanother party. Conversely, the renunciation of one party on a nuclear option makes easier the renunciation of the other party. more... 0 Comments
Leslie Feinberg | According to the big-business media, “free speech” is the core issue. In reality, this is a battle between oppressor and oppressed nations. more... 23 Comments
Jack A. Smith | The Bush Administration is for future nuclear wars with an expressed preemptive first strike option against even non-nuclear countries. more... 1 Comments
D. Burbeck | January saw a rash of demonstrations against the
Hoipolloi Cassidy | Poets, as we know, are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. Same for artists. And here's the law, laid down by the painter Paul Gauguin. more... 2 Comments
PeaceSong | This song is freely available as a MP3 at www.peacesong.com. more... 0 Comments
Stephen Lendman | A broad definition of corruption is used to explain past and present US policy more... 0 Comments
Dave Lindorff | With great power comes great responsibility, and when you’re “commander-in-chief” that means responsibility for the crimes of your troops. 60 years ago this month, American troops executed a Japanese general using precisely that argument. more... 0 Comments
Linda Bilmes and Joseph Stiglitz | The final bill will be much higher than previously reckoned - between $1 trillion and $2 trillion. more... 0 Comments
Zeev bin Natan | This conference will bring together people who support the popular non-violent Palestinian movement to take part in workshops about the history and methods of non-violent resistance in Palestine. It will focus on the practical aspects of the struggle by sharing the experiences and lessons of such struggles at different locations in Palestine. more... 0 Comments
TASER IMHO | More and more of Taser's distributors are dropping the controversial stun gun from their product line, in an effort to distance themselves from inclusion. more... 0 Comments
nano | US Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld, recently announced the ‘war on terror’ would be re-named “the long war”; this announcement has not surprised analysts who are aware that neo-con ideologues and strategists follow the Straussian (and perverted Trotskyist) doctrine of permanent war. Some interpret this as nostalgia for the ‘good old days’ of the Cold War in which a clearly defined enemy (communist bogeymen) kept the nation on permanent alert and amenable to the powers of the time. more... 0 Comments
Anonymous | "I've been in the struggle over seventy years -- it doesn't bother me I may not win," Grandpa Al Lewis said in a cantankerous, wide-ranging 1997 interview with The Shadow. "The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago."
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