News

                
  • Religious leaders arrested in war protest

    Religious leaders arrested in war protest

    March 28, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Nobel Peace Prize winners and Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish leaders knelt in front of the White House and were arrested, March 26, protesting George W. Bush’s war on Iraq as a “crime against...

    Read more
  • New York march: Stop the war

    New York march: Stop the war

    March 28, 2003

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets March 22 in a spirited demonstration against the war on Iraq. The huge protest, held just two days after the start of the war, was...

    Read more
  • The cloud on Bushs horizon

    The cloud on Bushs horizon

    March 27, 2003 By Art Perlo

    George W. Bush’s campaign of shock and awe is aimed at the entire world, not only at the cities of Iraq. But as he moves toward the title of Supreme Overlord of the Known Universe, Bush...

    Read more
  • Senate blocks Alaska drilling

    Senate blocks Alaska drilling

    March 27, 2003

    In a 52-48 vote, the Senate moved to bar oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), March 19. Drilling in the ANWR was a key part of Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy policy. Since...

    Read more
  • Freedom ride seeks road to rights

    Freedom ride seeks road to rights

    March 27, 2003

    OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – “Across America we’ll be getting on buses to dramatize the need for a road to citizenship for millions of America’s immigrant workers,” declared John Wilhelm, president of the 265,000-member Hotel and Restaurant...

    Read more