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"I had been unaware that baseball was a Republican sport."
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 78 percent of white Americans
supported invading Iraq, but only 29 percent of blacks.
William Kristol's April 7 editorial in The Weekly Standard denouncing
critics of the war on Iraq as "anti-American" is startlingly reminiscent
of the menacing directives issued for decad
Ifind David Cortright's call useful but limiting. The most exciting
aspect of the antiwar organizing has been its global reach.
As the Bush Administration continues its illegal and unjust military
invasion of Iraq, we must steel ourselves for the difficult days that
David Cortright has laid out many aspects of an agenda to help the US
peace movement move from the immediate work of trying to stop this war,
to continuing to broaden the reach of our movement
The war is just two weeks old, yet the Bush Administration has
accomplished the unprecedented isolation of the United States worldwide,
even from several of its historic allies.
The pedicab driver stretched out in the passenger seat, his legs thrown
over the bicycle seat, half dozing and half listening to the latest news
updates in the hours after America began its mis
Following the first attack at 3 am French time, the morning papers were
ready with generic "War Is Here" headlines, accompanied by full-page
images of dark skies.
A few hours after the United States launched its first missile attack
against Baghdad, I spoke to 400 students and faculty at Moscow's largest
university of commerce and economics.