Obama’s SOTU Speech Last Night…

For the full text of Obama’s 1/26/2011 SOTU speech, go to alternet: here. Kimberly writes: There were many ironies, horrors, and hypocrisies in President Obama’s speech last night. He said stuff that appalled me about: the economy; war; “clean” coal (ha! ha!); nuclear energy; and his ridiculous, right-wing approach to failing schools. He sometimes sounded […]

Obama calls people who want military out of schools “divisive”

For the full text of President Obama’s State of the Union speech, go to alternet: here. Quote: …And with that change, I call on all of our college campuses to open their doors to our military recruiters and the ROTC. It is time to leave behind the divisive battles of the past. It is time […]

NYC Schools make changes to monitor military recruitment of children

(excerpt from) The New York Times In a Switch, City Tells Schools to Monitor On-Campus Military Recruiting By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ / Published: May 19, 2009 Schools will be required to provide military opt-out forms to 9th- and 10th-grade students and to develop a plan to monitor on-campus recruiting by the armed forces, according to […]

“Army Arcade” demo: 7 arrested, including Elaine Brower

Check back at wilderside for more updates and action. Someone posted photos of the event on Flickr and NY’s own Mac Bica and Walter G were there and pictured! ( Just found the press release posted as well at Common Dreams. Also, for more information, the group focusing on this work is here: www.shutdowntheaec.net ) […]