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Conscientious Objector Katherine Jashinski Sentenced to Prison

free katherin | Katherine Jashinski is a Conscientious Objector whose application for a
discharge was denied by the Army after almost 18 months. On May 23 she was
court-martialed for refusing to train with weapons and received a bad
conduct discharge and a sentence of 120 days imprisonment.
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Howie Hawkins for US Senate (Green) Renews Call for New 9/11 Investigation following Zogby Poll

Howie Hawkins | Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for US Senate, today called for a new, independent investigation of the 9/11 attacks. Hawkins cited a new poll by Zogby International of Utica that found that "42% believe there has indeed been a cover up" (with 10% unsure) and 45% think "Congress or an International Tribunal should re-investigate the attacks, including whether any US government officials consciously allowed or helped facilitate their success" (with 8% unsure). "Four years ago thousands of innocent people were murdered. in our state's largest city: and yet no one has been held criminally accountable for those actions. Why hasn't the terrorist support network who helped hijack the airplanes been uncovered and prosecuted? Why hasn't Governor Pataki and Senator Clinton demanded to know who financed these attacks, a question the 9/11 Commission dismissed as unimportant? more...  0 Comments

Sun (05/28), 1:15 PM at CCNY Screening "Sir! No Sir!" and "Still We Ride"

RESISTANCE CINEMA | Another great RESISTANCE CINEMA SPECIAL on Memorial Day weekend. For the first time in a while we will have a double feature! We are starting off with a short film "Still We Ride" and then at 2pm we screen David Zeiger's new award winning film "Sir! No Sir!" just now opening in theaters around the country. more...  0 Comments

Gerry Adams and Co. Turn Backs on The Hunger Strikers

FTP | "The bogus claim made by the Provos that the Stormont Agreement of 1998 was a logical succession to the hunger-strike deaths of 1981 was equivalent to the Free Staters' assertion that the 26-County State arose out of the Easter Rising of 1916," said the President of Republican Sinn Féin, at a 25th anniversary commemoration of the death of hunger-striker Raymond McCreesh at his grave in Camloch, south Armagh on Sunday, May 21. more...  1 Comments

The State of War

Erhard Crome | The violent actions of the West ultimately gave birth to more suicide assassins,not peace.. In 1953, the US overthrew the Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh in a military coup because he insisted on nationalizing Iranian oil. Decades of the Shah dictatorship followed. more...  0 Comments

Sign On to Oppose War on Iran and Theocratic Repression

Campaign for Peace and Democracy | We too would like to see a regime change in Tehran, but one brought about by the Iranian people themselves, not by Washington. more...  16 Comments

Populist #29

franklin | On the Electoral College, continued more...  0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: War Resisters, SDS, CodePINK and Vets For Peace Protest "Fleet Week"

reposted: tommy SP-NYC | Anti-war and peace activists will gather at the New York Public Library (41st St and 5th Ave) at 10:30 on Saturday, May 27, prior to beginning a solemn procession to the site of New York City's 'Fleet Week' military demonstrations at the Intrepid War Museum. The march will conclude with a vigil at the Intrepid (12th Avenue and 46th Street) from approximately 12:00 noon until 2 PM. more...  0 Comments

Can I buy my son a gas mask?

reposted | US troops have no protection from America’s poisonous uranium weapons in Iraq

by Bob Nichols

Project Censored Award Winner more...  0 Comments

U.S. Imperialists, Hands off Latin America!

Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee | The following is a leaflet distributed by comrades of the Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee at the "Hands off Venezuela and Cuba" demonstration in Seattle last Sunday, May 20. more...  0 Comments

'If he didn't answer the way we liked, we would shoot his youngest kid in the head': Ex-GI

Various | Former Army Ranger and Iraq War Veteran Tells All more...  5 Comments

US Military Uses Dirty Bombs: THAT'S Why They Hate Us, GW!

messenger | Our Military Complex and the Bush Administration
has pounded into our brains that "they hate us for
our freedom". In foriegn countries, the news is not
that the US has "freedoms" that are detrimental
to other countries. Their news reports are on
subjects such as the violations of the Geneva
Convention by the US. Their news reports are
on subjects such as "Since 1991, the United
States has staged four wars using depleted
uranium weaponry, illegal under all international
treaties, conventions and agreements....". more...  0 Comments

Hawkins Easily Wins Green Party Nomination for US Senate

Howie Hawkins | Longtime peace activist Howie Hawkins easily won the Green Party nomination Saturday afternoon to face Hillary Clinton in the race for Senate. Hawkins will challenge Clinton over the war in Iraq. The Greens support bringing the troops home immediately and believe that President Bush should be impeached for lying to the country about the reasons for the illegal invasion. "We have to stop going to war for oil," stated Hawkins. more...  0 Comments

Non-Muslim Dress Code "Fabricated": Iranian Jew

by IOL (reposted) | TEHRAN, May20 , 2006 ( & News Agencies) – Iran's only Jewish MP strongly denied reports that Tehran may force non-Muslims to wear colored badges in public so as they can be identified.

"This report is a complete fabrication and is totally false," Maurice Motammed told Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Tehran on Friday, May19 . more...  0 Comments

The Legal Implications of the Hydro-Political Palestinian Israeli Crisis

Mohammed T. Obidallah , |
This paper focuses on the legal implications of the water dispute between Palestine and Israel, in such a case Palestinian are prohibited from essential human right.
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Conservative coalition enters Next Phase

peptide | In response to increased UN pressure to close the illegal Guantanamo Bay detention/torture centre, the Americans left no doubt, “we have no intention of closing Guantanamo Bay”. The flagrant illegality of Guantanamo Bay is lost on the Americans, or worse, stands as a defiant monument to American belligerence and unilateralism. The rest of the world can go to hell; Americans do what they want when they want, is that clear? more...  0 Comments

My America

Christine Smith | My opinion on creating as Lincoln said, "a "government of the people, by the people, for the people," beginning with impeachment of Bush and Cheney to major changes throughout all levels of our political system and thereby society to significantly improve our daily lives. From legalization of drugs and prostitution, a constitutional convention, prisoner advocates, and much more...

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Concert against Iraq war, tomorrow (Sat) at 6 pm

Sukato | Tribeca Performing Arts Center presents "Axis of Beauty."

Poet/musician Kala Pierson and singer/instrumentalist Sukato join in a multimedia collaboration in response to the Iraq war. This work will feature recorded voices of Iraqis recounting their daily lives through the U.S. invasion and occupation. The "axis of beauty" is an alternative worldview to the bellicose ideology of the "axis of evil" of current U.S. foreign policy. In place of the reductive "clash of civilizations" are aural snapshots of Iraqis coping with unimaginable bombardment, while clinging to their cultural heritage for solace and affirmation in a world turned upside-down.

The Time: Saturday, May 20, 6 pm
The Place:  Tribeca Performing Arts Center/BMCC (Theatre 2)
199 Chambers Street, New York, NY
Directions: Take trains 1, 2, or 3 to the Chambers Street stop

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McCain at the New School: Write Up From the Nation

The Nation | "I consider this a time of crisis and I feel compelled to speak," Rohe continued, referencing McCain's speech at Falwell's Liberty University last Saturday.

She paraphrased McCain's words on the folly of youthful stubbornness and ignorance.

"I am young, but I do know that pre-emptive war is dangerous and wrong," she said. "
Osama bin Laden has not been found, nor those weapons of mass destruction." The vast majority of the crowd gave her a standing ovation. more...  20 Comments

Summer of Not-So-Non-Violent Resistance

Bring the War Home 2006 Collective | July 2006 is the month to Bring the War Home to cities across the nation with Direct Action and Civil Disobedience to shut down all metropolitan areas. Then organizers from around the world will converge on DC August 10th through the 14th to confront the true war machine. more...  3 Comments

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