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When the day comes for America to be judged for its war on terror and
the human rights crimes that have been done in the name of its
citizens, who can say they stood up and said no?
Recent mining disasters demonstrate that the Bush Administration should be called to account for replacing federal mine regulators, who were identifying hazards and meeting requirements, with industry-friendly stand-ins.
Since the 1970s Republican conservatives have been the dominant
political force on American campuses. But groups like Campus
Progress, better groomed and better organized than their
predecessors, are pushing back.
Negative media coverage has succeeded in undermining support among
prominent conservatives for a UCLA alumni group that paid students to
target and expose left-leaning faculty.
Polls show large numbers of American women have grave doubts about the
Iraq War: But where are they? A new campaign aims to mobilize American
women for global protests March 8.
The Green Party fell from power in recent German elections, but Greens continue to be the party to watch, a progressive influence on the world's third-largest economy.
The Bush Administration's ill-advised new prescription drug program could destroy Medicare as a benefit for all Americans.
We need to learn a new language of peace and love that we can speak, even shout, to our leaders who only understand the language of greed and murder.
As the House of Representatives voted to allow oil drilling in the
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio Democrat Dennis Kucinich decried
the back-door methods and contemplated the impact on the
indigenous Gwich'in people.
How realistic is it to stop the Bush Administration from pursuing its
war agenda? Former prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega offers some
hard-core advice about how to challenge the status quo.