Baltimore: Fund schools, not war

BALTIMORE – Hundreds of public school students rallied at City Hall here March 9 and marched to the nearby Maryland State Department of Education chanting “Books not bombs” and “Education not incarceration.”

Campuses ring out: Books not Bombs

“Youth and students are going on the offensive,” said Jason Fults, a student organizer for the March 4 nationwide “Books Not Bombs” Day of Action. “We are going to fight back against the rollbacks, fight back against the criminalization of youth, against military recruitment on campuses. click here for Spanish text

Rally denounces White House role in Haiti coup

WASHINGTON – Protesters rallied in front of the White House, March 6, chanting “U.S. out of Haiti, Aristide in” and holding placards proclaiming, “End the U.S. coup in Haiti!”

One year after U.S. attack on Iraq: March 20 peace actions set

Beginning March 19 with nationwide lobbying of members of Congress, moving to vigils, marches and demonstrations on March 20, and culminating in a national call-in to Congress on March 24, Americans across the nation are mobilizing to say “no” to war.

Specter of Iraq haunts Tony Blair

Iraq has become Banquo’s ghost at the feast for Tony Blair, but unlike Macbeth, this time Blair cannot see the ghost and everyone else can.

Bushs war on travel to Cuba

Opinion The Bush administration has gone out of its way to make visiting Cuba almost impossible.

U.S. military bases cast shadow across Japan

ATAMI, Japan – Muneyoshi Furugen has lived in the shadow of the U.S. bases on Okinawa all of his life. He speaks in a calm and deliberate manner with a small smile.

Iraqi women, workers say: U.S. out!

As Iraq moved to take back political sovereignty, Iraqi trade unionists and women’s organizations condemned bloody terrorist attacks that killed some 300 people and wounded many others at religious observances in Baghdad and Karbala this week.

U.S.-backed coup spurs terror in Haiti

The ouster of democratically-elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide by a U.S.-sponsored coup has plunged Haiti into chaos, with right-wing death squads unleashing a campaign of terror and bloodletting against Aristide supporters across the country. click here for Spanish text

Venezuelans rally against U.S. meddling

CARACAS – The streets of Venezuela’s capital were a sea of red on Sunday, Feb. 29, as hundreds of thousands of pro-Chávez supporters demonstrated their anger at U.S. intervention in Venezuelan affairs.

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