Babylon asked to endorse Bring the War Dollars Home resolution video

Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.  See the rest of the article at Babylon Town Board asked to pass US Mayors Bring the War […]

Nader: 10 painful lessons of 9/11

Here are some suggestions: 1. Do not exaggerate our adversaries’ strength in order to produce a climate of hysteria that results in repression of civil liberties, embodied in the overwrought USA Patriot Act, and immense long-term damage to our economy. Consider the massive diversion of trillions of dollars from domestic civilian needs because of the […]

Bring Peace to your Town

The Bring the War $$ Home resolution passed by the US Conference of Mayors on June 20, 2011 is sparking a grassroots movement to end the wars in the Middle East and Africa and re-direct the funds to domestic priorities.  The resolution uses cautious language, stating a “drawdown of troops should be done in a measured way…” […]

Obama Speaking on Economy & Deaths Now

IW:   Just got a call that Obama is making a speech about the economy (and maybe the 30 Americans who died in Afghanistan.)  He is singing the same song.  He continually refuses to address that our economy is going down the toilet because he has expanded the bad wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to […]

Obama: Declaration of Thingamajig

Barack Obama holds forth on the legality of various conflicty thingamajigs. Take a closer look at Libya, Yemen and Pakistan after the president delivers his address on Afghanistan and Iraq. A Mark Fiore political animation.

Mayors See End to Wars as Fix for Struggling Cities

So when downturn-weary mayors from around the country gathered here on Friday for the annual meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors, they decided to make a statement: they introduced a resolution calling for the speedy end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and calling on Congress to use the $126 billion a […]

Green Party: With Osama bin Laden’s Death, Rapid Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and […]

Why Black MisLeadership Won’t Sign the Anti-War Petition by Glen Ford (via Dandelion Salad)

http://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/ A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford Black Agenda Radio Commentaries 26 January 2011 “We vow not to support President Barack Obama for renomination for another term in office, and to actively seek to impede his war policies unless and until he reverses them,” says a petition signed by hundreds of social activists. […]

Green Party NY Calls for Massive Investment in Renewables As Obama Visits GE’s Schenectady Facility

The Green Party of New York State called on President Obama to commit to a massive investment in renewable energy and for the United States to go carbon-free by 2020. President Obama’s visit to GE’s Schenectady, NY plant to tour its renewable energy department reminds us that the administration has paid little more than lip […]

MLK to O: We Must End Our Violence Abroad and At-Home

Ian writes: Today’s shooting in Arizona of Congresswoman Giffords is an awful reminder of why violence is not the answer to political disagreements.  Dr. King was widely criticized, including on the editorial pages of the New York Times, for broadening his speeches from only violence at home to include  violence abroad. In a famous speech, […]

To Obama: Pete Seeger’s “Bring ’em Home” video

Earn the Peace Prize or send it back!  Bring’em home from Iraq, Afganistan and Pakistan.  Close the THOUSAND useless military bases we have around the world. Bring’em Home!  

EdgeLeft: the Mystery of North Korea by David McReynolds

(EdgeLeft is an occasional column which can be reprinted and distributed without further permission) Earlier this month Doug Hostetter sent me an invitation to a slide show and report at the Church Mission to the UN on his recent trip to North Korea (the DPRK – Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea). Doug, as some of […]

A Tunnel to Everywhere

A Tunnel to Everywhere by Camillo Mac Bica Let us drill a tunnel to Afghanistan, Iraq, and all the other places in the world where our sons and daughters are in peril and bring them home to safety, one by one, as the world watches and rejoices.

Poets for Peace 10/4/10

Poets for Peace Protector and Protester We will try to resuscitate our Bill of Rights To protest these wars on Iraq, and Afghanistan Our weapons-words HEAR US Monday October 4    , 2010 7-9pm Westbury library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury  516-333-0176 POETS

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