Bush's Gulf of Credibility
The President's State of the Union address deepened the gulf between
word and deed. Poll-tested packaging hid the untruths within.
In my days as a student activist in the 1970s, the use of the term
"imperialism" to describe US policy was generally used only in the
antiwar and international solidarity movements, the writing
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.
The life of Dr.
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.