War & Peace
New York City Labor Against the War | For weeks, Israel has turned Lebanon into a killing ground, slaughtering and maiming thousands
GDAEman | This brief piece includes the MLK quote and links to more information. more... 0 Comments
Israel is going down | According to the NY Times, Israel has asked the Bush administration to speed delivery of short-range antipersonnel rockets armed with cluster munitions, which it intends to use against targets in Lebanon. more... 0 Comments
World Can't Wait | Today a group World Can't Wait activists and others gathered in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York for an emergency protest of Condoleezza Rice's visit there. Rice's appearance was part of the process of authoring a UN resolution for a "ceasefire" in Israel's vicious war of aggression on Lebanon - a war made possible by, and enjoying the approval and direct military support of the Bush regime. more... 3 Comments
From Joe | "At a time such as this—in the midst of spectacular claims from London and Washington, a media barrage supporting them, and a massive disruption of commercial flights resulting from extreme security measures—it is all the more imperative that people not suspend their capacity for critical thought and political judgement."
World Can't Wait | Emergency p rotest today: NOON - Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across the street from the United Nations (E. 47th St. & 1st Ave.)
Gregory A. Butler | Union carpenter and author Gregory A. Butler tells the real story of Ground Zero - the heroism of the workers, the greed of the contractors and developer Larry Silverstein and the tragic huma toll on the cleanup workers, 58 workers dead, and 17,400 sick or injured more... 0 Comments
Dan Shays | At long last, Americans are preparing to say "Enough is enough," and to do what Ukrainians, Mexicans, or any other people not drugged into acquiescence would do when things got this bad: occupy the capital city to demand peace, justice, environmental sanity, and accountability more... 0 Comments
nycnion | In March of 2006, Abeer Hamza, a 14-year old Iraqi girl from the village of Mahmudiya, witnessed the deaths of her father, mother, and sister, and afterwards was brutally raped, murdered, and set on fire. Five US soldiers have been charged with the crime, one of which has already confessed guilt. The soldiers allegedly pre-planned the attack, changed into civilian clothing, and then entered the home of Abeer Hamza. more... 1 Comments
worker Freedom | Mansoor Ossanlou, the jailed president of Tehran’s bus workers’ union (the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs United Bus Company), was released at 3.30 pm local time today, 9th August, after spending over seven and a half months in prison. He was warmly greeted by his family and colleagues more... 0 Comments
From Jamie | "Specialists on Iran and Hezbollah have long believed that the missiles Iran has supplied to Hezbollah were explicitly intended to deter an Israeli attack on Iran. Ephraim Kam, a specialist on Iran at Israel's Jaffe Center for Strategic Studies, wrote in December 2004 that Hezbollah's threat against northern Israel was a key element of Iran's deterrent to a US attack."
rigoroz | We, the undersigned, demand that The United Nations General Assembly immediately establish an International Criminal Tribunal for Israel (ICTI) as a ‘subsidiary organ’ under U.N. Charter Article 22 to prosecute the Israeli Prime Minister Olmert, Defense Minister Peretz, Chief of Staff Halutz and Israel’s other top generals and war criminals for their infliction of international war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide against the Peoples of Lebanon and Palestine. more... 0 Comments
Roy Rollin | A while back, in a similar such discussion, "the burningman" aptly described Carl Davidson's as one of "those…type(s)…who were once revolutionary and were defeated, but now spend their energy limiting the range of (what's) possible (by) permanently attaching the activist left to the Democratic Party." I couldn't have said it better myself.
Daithí | It’s either a slow news week at Fox News or a testimony to Cindy Sheehan’s effectiveness. more... 3 Comments
Werner Pirker | Many fear Israel's terror machine encouraged by the pathological, indictable George W. Bush. Might does not make right. Military logic is helpless in solving political conflicts. How sad that the US veto power paralyzes the UN and that the UN is instrumentalized to legitimate aggression! more... 0 Comments
By Bill Van Auken | On Tuesday, Israeli warplanes struck the southern Lebanese town of Ghaziyeh, killing at least 14 people. Missiles demolished civilian homes just as some 1,500 mourners were participating in a procession to bury 15 of their relatives and neighbors slain just the day before. The explosions sent the crowd running in panic, dropping shrouded corpses in the street.
Digery Cohen | Israel is afraid. more... 0 Comments
Paul Frazier | Declaration of Peace Campaign Calls on Congress to End the Occupation of Iraq. more... 0 Comments
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