War & Peace
Alex Gourevitch | Despite various protests and challenges, the Bush administration's war on terror continues to dominate American politics. A group of writers, activists, and students, who run the initiative Against the War on Terror have organized an event, including Christian Parenti and Corey Robin, to discuss what the problem with the war on terror is, and why opposition so far has been ineffective. The purpose of the event is to keep speeches short so there is plenty of time for debate and discussion. The event is FREE, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at CUNY Graduate Center. more... 0 Comments
Walter C. Uhler | "Why, of course, the people don't want war...But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy or a fascist dictatorship or a Parliament or a Communist dictatorship
Pax Christi and DIE LINKE | Alongside condemnation of the unacceptable anti-Semitic policy of the Iranian president, the policy of encircling and isolating Iran with the goal of its humiliation should be criticized. All military options must be excluded. more... 0 Comments
Tommy SPNYC | War Resisters League
Sara Flounders | The U.S., let us never forget, is the only country that has ever used nuclear weapons against a civilian population. more... 1 Comments
international peacemakers | Since 1968, the nuclear weapon states and their allies have refused to conduct negotiations on total nuclear disarmament.. The international dilemma is that nuclear weapon states demand something from Iran that they are not ready to observe themselves, namely the Non-Proliferation Treaty. more... 0 Comments
Populist | 1984 has come to pass, both chronologically and in the Orwellian sense. Americans are "liberators" in Iraq. Opponents of this "peace initiative" are "doubleplusungood". Unchecked by the judiciary, the NSA electronically trolls for perpetrators of "crimethink". Pundits and the "liberal media" (owned by a handful of monolithic corporations despised by people with the values which many define as liberal) have become the Ministry of Truth for the Party... more... 0 Comments
Mary Owen | The ruling greenlights a lawsuit that seeks a special fund for medical monitoring and treatment of long-term health effects in non-emergency workers, residents and students who were exposed to the toxic air and toxin-laden debris that blanketed the area after 9/11; damages for exposure to hazardous materials from the World Trade Center collapse; and reimbursement for cleanup costs. more... 0 Comments
Benjamin Robison | At a time where "balanced' discussions from governments and mainstream media consist of the various ways to fight terror with no virtually no discussion about how to create the conditions for peace, The Music for Peace Project, March 31-April 2, 2006 is a global call for change. It is a celebration and a call to action. It brings together musicians and music lovers, activists and concerned citizens, conservatives and liberals, social justice organizations and human rights groups. www.m4p.org for more info.
Worker Freedom | The recent controversy over some caricatures of Mohammed gave the Islamists an opportunity to wage a hysterical protest internationally. In many cases, this took a violent form and was clearly aimed at silencing those who dared to even portray Mohammed.
repost | Minors tortured routinely more... 2 Comments
Manuel Valenzuela | It oftentimes boggles the mind to try and understand the ease with which the Establishment can manipulate the American citizenry into another warmongering escapade..yet it is easy to comprehend this phenomenon, for we live inside the United States of Amnesia, a country where all semblance of the yesterday becomes but a haze of blatant forgetfulness and convenient whitewash.
Tommy SPNYC | *** Please Forward *** more... 1 Comments
KosmikK | Is mass cognitive dissonance leading to the creation of a prison planet ruled by barbarians the like of which this world has never known before? more... 0 Comments
Susan Page | People have fallen for the Bush propaganda but still do not support the long-planned aggressive invasion of the State. Nearly 7 of 10 of those surveyed say they are concerned that the US will move prematurely to use force. more... 0 Comments
Lothar Brock | As introduction of the term social security contributed to undergirding public security against private life risks as a legal claim of individuals visavis society, the new international security discourse has contributed to upgrading civil conflict resolution as a standard. more... 0 Comments
Workers World | Hand-in-hand with their governments, media outlets ... continue to unapologetically publish these images under the banner of “free speech”—that is, freedom for the wealthy who control the capitalist media to put out whatever biased, racist, pro-imperialist propaganda suits their agenda. more... 54 Comments
International Action Center | This Friday in New York the International Action Center will mobilize in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters who will be gathering for noon prayers in front of the Denmark consulate in a protest against disrespect and racism. more... 2 Comments
Raw Story - repost | SBS Dateline, an Australian television program, released new photographs from the U.S. prison in Iraq, Abu Ghraib more... 1 Comments
CHUCKMAN | BUT BOMBING PEOPLE FOR DEMOCRACY IS OKAY? more... 5 CommentsPage 43 | Page 41
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