Cynthia McKinney Sues Atlanta Journal-Constitution for Libel

Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) has sued the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper for libel.


Edwards, Kucinich Stand Out on Climate Crisis

John Edwards and Dennis Kucinich stood out among Democratic presidential candidates in a national MoveOn town hall on the climate crisis this month. The two clearly captured a public desire for a president who offers a clear and strong “blue/green” vision.


Bush Fulfills His Grandfather's Dream

It's remarkably common for a grandson to take up his grandfather's major project. This occurred to me when I read recently of Thor Heyerdahl's grandson taking up his mission to cross the Pacific on a raft.


US Rep Hinchey, Others Offer Bush Censure Bills

Two Democratic lawmakers will introduce censure resolutions next week concerning President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and other Bush Administration officials over the US Invasion of Iraq and other abuses of executive power.


Two Island Tales, The Use and Abuse of Power

Both Bikini Atoll in the Pacific and the Indian Ocean's Diego Garcia island were populated by thriving, self sufficient, fishing based population until coming under the radar screen of British and U.S. hegemonic interests.


Immigration Compromise Too Little Too Late

The immigration issue will net the GOP little, remember that the compromise that was recently shot down in the Senate had both bi-partisan support and opposition, a fact that best illustrates how little U.S. policymakers understood the issues over which they squabbled so tenaciously.


AHA Voucher Recipient Faces Eviction due to Foreclosure on Home

Tamika Brewer, a disabled Atlanta Section 8 voucher recipient, received a letter that she is about to be evicted because her home is in foreclosure, even though she says she pays her rent on time each month to her property manager.


Anatomy of a Protest: How Miami Marched against Bush

Imagine the disgrace of George W. Bush speaking at a college commencement. Now imagine more than 1,000 people out on the front lawn of the college with protest signs – in Miami, where we celebrate wild success if we get 300 out for a peace rally.


The Right’s Last Dance: 2008 Elections

Despite its weakened position, the Bush administration with the assistance of the Republicans in Congress continues to be the main obstacle to social progress and to a speedy exit from Iraq.


Georgia Reps. Johnson, Lewis, Scott Vow No More Iraq Funding

US Reps. Hank Johnson (D-GA), John Lewis (D-GA), and David Scott (D-GA) have each signed on a new letter, joining 67 others Members of Congress in promising they will not support any more funds for the US occupation of Iraq.

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