More troops to Afghanistan, but the public is wary

President Obama has ordered more troops to Afghanistan, but the U.S. public has very mixed feelings about the war.


Rep. Barbara Lee: Exit Afghanistan, boost security at home

Sending more troops to Afghanistan will inflame the insurgency, won't advance U.S. security, and will jeopardize domestic needs like jobs and health care, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., declared Nov. 23.


Thousands protest at School of the Americas

Thousands gathered over the weekend at Fort Benning, Ga., demanding the closure of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, formerly known as the School of the Americas.


International labor campaign against nuclear weapons

In a sign of growing international labor solidarity around broad social issues labor unions and peace groups have launched a new petition campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.