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Barbara Lee Gets Itnew

But why isn't there more anti-war activity from progressives? There should be.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-31-2012  |  Commentary

We Learned Nothing From 9/11

They say everything changed on 9/11. No one can dispute that. But we didn't learn anything.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-29-2011  |  Commentary

The McKilling Fieldsnew

Of the estimated 30,000 civilians slain in Iraq, 37 percent have been killed by the U.S. military, according to the Web site Do average Iraqis believe that Americans are trying to free them?
North Bay Bohemian  |  Peter Byrne  |  10-31-2005  |  Commentary

Author Expects Bitter Fight in Iraq to Continuenew

The Toronto author who covered the invasion of Iraq for Harper's asks when Americans will realize that the vestige of democracy is gone and they're living under a totalitarian regime.
Montreal Mirror  |  Juliet Waters  |  12-08-2004  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Bush's Courting of Saddamnew

George W. Bush has had several business intertwinings with the dark side, starting way back in 1974, when he was 28 years old. Each of these tales has CIA ties, which touch virtually every Bush business venture until 1990.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett and Nathan Deuel  |  10-27-2004  |  Politics

Kerry's a Wuss, Dubya's a Doof; Neither Qualifies to Be Presidentnew

Here stands the morbidly irresolute John Kerry. And over there is George W. Bush in all his bantam banality. In the corner wetting himself is the ascetic conspiratard, Ralph Nader. These are not the writer's countrymen.
Phoenix New Times  |  Michael Lacey  |  10-13-2004  |  Politics

Lebanese-American Peace Activist Tells What He Learned in Iraqnew

"Most of the people I know in Iraq believe the US will impose a government on them and they will then either have to accept it or fight it," says Ramzi Kysia, who was in Iraq before and since the U.S. invasion.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Andrew Scutro  |  08-07-2004  |  International

Soldiers Think Iraqis Have No Hope, Returned Infantryman Saysnew

The carnage of war 23-year-old Steve Michanowicz witnessed during a long, sleep-deprived year in Iraq has left him confused and distracted. He's seen civilians die, and he knows how one's view of the world changes when bullets start carving your profile in the sand.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Davis  |  06-11-2004  |  War

Abu Ghraib Raises Question of "Moral Extraterritoriality"new

It was Dostoyevsky who said you can judge a society by its prisons. It is how Saddam was judged, and it is sadly now how many around the world will judge the U.S.
The Village Voice  |  Ted Gup  |  05-19-2004  |  Commentary

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