War Opposition Made Easy

The new film 'War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death' makes arguing against wars easy. If you get into a debate about war, just make the points made so clearly in this film, or - better yet - convince a war supporter to watch the film.


'Sick Buildings' and Indoor Pollution

The term “sick building syndrome” was coined in the 1970s to describe a phenomenon whereby occupants of a building would become ill without explanation, and then symptoms would appear to decrease or go away altogether once they left the building.


40 Bad Years

The occupation causes rot, which then penetrates all the pores of the national organism. After 40 years, there is little similarity between the State of Israel as it is today and the state that the founders saw in their mind's eye: a model of social justice, equality and peace.


Mayor, City Attorney Seek Delay on Free Speech Zone Ordinance

A City Attorney will recommend to the Community Development/Human Resources Committee of the Atlanta City Council they postpone for two weeks the consideration of the controversial Free Speech Zone (FSZ) ordinance.


Seven US Reps Support Cheney Impeachment

US Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) became the sixth and seventh total cosponsors of US Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s (D-OH) bill to impeach Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney.


Mitt Romney's Iraq War Revisionism Ignored by Media

At the Republican candidates' debate on June 5, White House contender Mitt Romney remarkably claimed that weapons inspectors were barred from entering Iraq before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.


Bush's lies and cons

I don’t like the idea of seeming to be a vengeful person, someone wishful to relentlessly pursue an adversary. I had promised myself to wait a bit and see how the contradictions between Bush and his European allies would unfold on the vital subject of climate change.


Atlanta Council Wants Free Speech Zones to Restrict Public Protests

'We might as well spit on the graves of Dr. King and Mrs. King if we allow the right of the citizens to assemble to be curtailed!' Rev. Timothy MacDonald, of the First Iconium Baptist Church, said, as about 50 protesters gathered in front of Atlanta City Hall


Labor Needs a Press

There is no free press locally, and by that I mean in the greater Seattle area which can be seen as stretching from Seattle to the East Bay, and southward to Tacoma. My definition of a free press is a newspaper that covers, and gives voice to, all the social and economic classes of people who live in the wider polis.


Japan: Self-Defense Forces Prepare to Fight in Bush's Wars

The Liberal Democratic, Komei, and Democratic parties used their majority at the House of Councilors plenary session on June 1 to enact a Self-Defense Forces Law revision bill to establish the Central Readiness Regiment in the Ground SDF Central Readiness Group that was established late March.

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