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Robert Bly, with David Ray, founded American Writers Against the
Vietnam War in 1967; it sponsored many rallies and readings against the
war. He is preparing a similar group to do readings against the Iraq
war.

Unions are edging into the peace movement, but they are still minor
players.

Iraq's decision to accept the United Nations Security Council
resolution, passed unanimously on November 8, sets in motion a tightly
scripted plan for UN arms inspectors to return to Iraq.

The talk of war has done its job.
Rove's hopes were far exceeded.
So maybe, with the voting done,
The war itself's not needed.

They say that war is hell, and Chris Hedges shows us how and why.
Hedges's War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning painfully and
profoundly illustrates how violent conflict destroys those i

This is the text of the speech given by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., at the anti-war rally in Washington, DC, on Saturday, October 26.

Cartoonist Jules Feiffer dropped a pinpoint protest on First Lady
Laura Bush's National Book Festival on October 12 in Washington.

As the United Nations Security Council neared approval of a resolution
on Iraq, it appeared that Council resistance was giving way to rising US
pressure.

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Mitt believes he has the authority to attack Iran without Congressional approval.

June 19, 2012

Republicans refused to allow a vote on an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan, because they knew it would pass. 

May 18, 2012

There's a downside to assassinating bin Laden, too, but don't expect the White House to acknowledge it.

May 1, 2012

Eric on his return to Yale. Reed reviews Rachel Maddow's new book, Drift.

April 5, 2012

Obama should capitalize on antiwar sentiment in the election.

March 27, 2012

The candlelight vigil, which was organized by the UC Berkeley Afghan Student Association, was one of many held worldwide.

March 14, 2012

Obama is considering a quicker pullout, and it looks like Santorum and Gingrich agree.

March 13, 2012

Burning babies—yes, it has come to this.

March 12, 2012

As talks resume, it’s time for Obama to make a serious offer to Tehran.

March 7, 2012