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Let me tell you about the state of the union: It's lousy. The only real question is whether the President doesn't know it or just doesn't care.

At a press conference on January 20, only two days after thousands of
Americans marched in cities and towns across the nation to oppose going
to war with Iraq, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld warned

My friend Ruth Rosen, who writes a terrific column for the San
Francisco Chronicle
, advised her readers to go to the antiwar
marches organized by International ANSWER but to take their o

The Alaskans for Peace didn't mind the weather; not only are they used to bitter cold, but one of them was wearing a polar bear costume.

The Iraqi-American writer and Brandeis professor Kanan Makiya is
nowadays considered by many in the United States to be the Iraqi
dissident par excellence.

A deeply disturbing development that has been buried under the debris of
war talk is the fact that since 1998, in a major historical reversal,
most of the deaths and injuries from terrorism hav

I asked Fatima, a mother with nine children, all living with her husband
and her sister in three rooms, "How are you preparing for the war?" She
replies, "Oh, there is not much we can do.

The strength of the opposition is not its unity, but its diversity.

WHO: Racial Justice 9-11: People of Color Against the War

Blogs

As US forces prepare to pull out, are we leaving Afghanistan on the brink of chaos and civil war?

January 29, 2013

The documentary on covert operations around the world takes home the Cinematography award.

January 27, 2013

The man Obama recently nominated for Secretary of Defense could alter the trajectory of the president’as center-right military policy.

January 8, 2013

Arguments will be made for Obama’s Defense pick. But Hagel’s vote to authorize Bush and Cheney to attack Iraq should raise eyebrows—and questions.

January 7, 2013

Violence in Iraq is going from bad to worse, in tandem with neighboring Syria.

January 3, 2013

The Ohio Democrat opposed wars that needed to be opposed, fought to preserve civil liberties and always sided with workers and farmers against corporations.

January 3, 2013

Isn't a slaughtered child is a slaughtered child, regardless of where they come from?

December 24, 2012

It’s not just all “military age males” being targeted in Afghanistan. Now, it’s kids, too, says the Military Times.

December 4, 2012

As the number of civilian casualties mounts, our nation's “kill list” only grows longer. 

November 19, 2012

After last night's re-election, progressives wonder if the US is in for four more years of extrajudicial killings. 

November 7, 2012