March

Why are veterans getting sick?

America’s recent wars have killed many hundreds of American soldiers on the battlefields.

The costs of perpetual war

The War Resister’s League estimates that in fiscal year 2005 the Bush administration’s imperial war budget will top $935 billion.

Haitians resisting U.S. occupation

Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s arrival in Jamaica this week, two weeks after he was kidnapped in Port-au-Prince and flown to the Central African Republic in a U.S.-engineered coup, has infuriated the Bush administration and Haiti’s wealthy elite.

Whats behind Sharons disengagement?

On March 15, Israel’s parliament barely approved the scheme put forward by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, with U.S. approval, to unilaterally “disengage” from the Gaza Strip by evacuating most of the Jewish settlements in the narrow seaside territory. The vote in the 120-member body was 46 for, 45 against.

Interview: A father speaks out so no more will die

LAWRENCE, Mass. – “My son has to be a symbol of peace,” Fernando Suárez del Solar told this reporter in an interview here March 9. His son Jesús, a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, was one of the first U.S. soldiers to die in the invasion of Iraq. click here for Spanish text

Halliburton, Bechtel branded war profiteers

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of protesters picketed the offices of the Halliburton and Bechtel corporations in 20 cities, Feb. 24, with signs reading “Merchants of Death” and “Stop the corporate invasion of Iraq.”

Grieving moms & dads: End the war!

DOVER, Del. – Parents of soldiers killed or wounded in Iraq, holding black wreaths and photos of their dead sons, marched to Dover Air Force Base March 14 to demand that George W. Bush stop hiding Iraq war casualties and bring the troops home. click here for Spanish text

Key Bush ally ousted by Spanish voters

In a stunning repudiation of the pro-Iraq-war policy of Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, a key European ally of President George Bush, Spanish voters overwhelmingly rejected Aznar’s designated successor and elected Socialist leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero instead.

CPUSA: Restore democracy in Haiti!

In its latest blow for “regime change,” the Bush administration – acting together with some of the world’s most bloodthirsty thugs – has toppled the democratically elected, working people-oriented government of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

From Chicago 7 to Cuban 5

MIAMI – Attorney Leonard Weinglass has taken on tough cases before. Known for his defense of the “Chicago Seven” – leaders of the protesters that interrupted the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago – Weinglass is now representing Antonio Guerrero, one of five Cuban and Cuban-American men unjustly convicted and imprisoned on federal charges.

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