President Bush warmly received Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at the White House Nov. 13, less than a week after two fateful events: the midterm elections, where U.S. voters repudiated the Iraq war, and the Nov. 8 Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip village of Beit Hanoun, where at least 18 Palestinian civilians were killed and more than 45 others wounded.
CHICAGO — Gathering at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial alongside the Chicago River to the musical refrains of “I ain’t gonna study war no more,” veterans and their supporters helped bring a distinctly antiwar cast to Veterans Day 2006.
The nationwide peace coalition United for Peace and Justice has called for a mass march on Washington Jan. 27 to press the new Congress to “take immediate action to end the war.”
This is the industrial policy of America today: weapons production. It is our #1 industrial export product. And when weapons are your #1 industrial export product, what is your global marketing strategy for that product line? That’s right, endless war.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Four local peace activists were sentenced to eight hours of community service Nov. 2 for their part in a nonviolent antiwar protest at the Raytheon Missile Systems Plant south of here March 20, the third anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The National Youth and Student Peace Coalition (NYSPC) made October an action-packed pre-election month. Congress has the power to end this war, and we say: get out of Iraq or get out of office.