March

Millions march worldwide

Protesters in more than 60 countries – from Japan, South Korea and Australia, to Spain, Italy and the U.K., to Egypt and South Africa, to Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and Canada – called for an end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq. click here for Spanish text

Peace marches, rallies sweep the nation

Here is a bird’s-eye view of actions in over 300 cities and towns on March 20 as Americans renewed their simmering opposition to the war and occupation of Iraq and turned their attention to the reeking landfill of lies that led the U.S. into war: click here for Spanish text

Israel condemned for assassination of Hamas leader

The Israeli government’s assassination of Hamas founder and spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmad Yassin has ignited a firestorm of outrage and turmoil throughout the Middle East and far beyond.

Carolina marchers call for peace now

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Nothing could be finer than to be in North Carolina March 20 when the crab apples were in bloom and more than 800 people marched through town chanting, “Bring the troops home, now!”

World still says no to war

NEW YORK – People from all walks of life gathered here March 20 to rally, march and demand the Bush administration return the troops home and end the occupation of Iraq. Anti-Bush sentiments were high among the estimated 100,000 people from up and down the East Coast. click here for Spanish text

White House insider says Bush lied

In explosive revelations this week, former White House counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke charged that the Bush administration had little interest in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks except for how they could be used to promote war on Iraq.

The making of a conscientious objector

Opinion Staff Sgt. Camilo Mejia, 28, of Miami, joined the Army in 1995. Following a three-year hitch with the Army, he joined the Florida National Guard partly because he was promised college tuition assistance. Mejia had moved to the U.S. with his mother from Nicaragua at age 18.

Taking on the Vietnam syndrome lie

Opinion The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But, judging by the e-mail I got recently denouncing John Kerry’s role in Vietnam Veterans Against the War and even dredging up Jane Fonda (the “Hanoi Jane” of right-wing hate propaganda), the Bush administration is preparing for an ideological blitzkrieg on that war.

War, capitalism, and George W. Bush

Opinion We are living in a fragile and unstable world. But perhaps that has always been the lot of humankind – certainly, it is a state of affairs as old as capitalism.

Weapons of mass destruction: The case of Agent Orange

At the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India, this January, victims of Agent Orange, which the U.S. military sprayed over 12 percent of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, gave moving testimony of the continuing price Vietnam is paying in human and financial terms, nearly 30 years after the war ended.

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