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
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 78 percent of white Americans
supported invading Iraq, but only 29 percent of blacks.
Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
"We are in a funding emergency today," read the e-mail from the New York
Abortion Access Fund.
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.
Ifind David Cortright's call useful but limiting. The most exciting
aspect of the antiwar organizing has been its global reach.
Led by a former Boeing machinist, Las Vegas exotic dancers are talking union.
Many pundits predicted that the peace movement would dry up once war
began, and indeed polls show that American support for the war rose to
as high as 71 percent after its launch.