With up to 200,000 American and British combat troops already stationed
in or on their way to the Persian Gulf area, war with Iraq looks
So Laura Bush will not, after all, be discussing the works of Emily
Dickinson, Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes with a selected group of
American poets at the White House on February 12.
We know in advance that Colin Powell's performance will be flawless.
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
The President's State of the Union address deepened the gulf between
word and deed. Poll-tested packaging hid the untruths within.
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