Issues / peace
Would you recognize a torturer if you saw one?
It's time for some serious spring cleaning at the Pentagon.
The U.S. war in Iraq may be over, but we owe an apology to all those who suffered from the war.
Rather than just sitting on the sidelines, watching in anxiety and frustration as this Washington catfight proceeds, defense-dependent communities and workers should get going on the proverbial Plan B.
The New Internationalism newsletter on sequestration and military budget, an uprising in Palestinian, and 2013 anniversaries.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.
Barack Obama's SOTU speech emphasizes "nation-building at home." But that doesn't mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.
Focusing on the executive actions you can take without Congress is a great idea, Mr. President.
While Israel moved away from the far right in last month's elections, the new coalition is unlikely to alter the occupation.