A man named Inayatullah is the 8th detainee to die at USA’s Guantanamo Bay prison

(excerpt from) Politico.com Apparent suicide is 8th Gitmo death An apparent suicide on Wednesday became the eighth detainee to die at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. military said. The detainee, a 37-year-old Afghan known as Inayatullah, was an admitted Al Qaeda member who had been imprisoned at Guantanamo since September 2007 and was being held without […]

DN! Does Opposing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Bolster US Militarism? A Debate with Lt. Dan Choi and Queer Activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

We host a debate on whether the queer rights movement should be focused on repealing the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell law between Lt. Dan Choi and queer antiwar activist and writer Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore. Celebrating the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Sycamore says, only makes progressive movements in the US complicit with American wars […]

Truthout: Why Wikileaks must be protected

(excerpt from) Truthout Why WikiLeaks Must Be Protected Friday 20 August 2010 by: John Pilger, t r u t h o u t | Op-Ed On 26 July, WikiLeaks released thousands of secret US military files on the war in Afghanistan. Cover-ups, a secret assassination unit and the killing of civilians are documented. In file […]

Let’s keep a blogging vigil for Julian Assange of Wikileaks

Julian Assange has a website called WikiLeaks, which has been serving the public for several years by allowing people to release whistle-blower documents about problems with government. He is a journalist and visionary who is experimenting with new ways to create public accountability for governments. He needs the support of citizens and journalists around the […]

Action Alert: Make phone calls for stop-lossed soldier being sent back to Iraq

Action Alert : See phone number and talking points at “read more” The U.S. military plans to extradite stop-lossed Iraq veteran and IVAW member, Marc Hall, to Iraq “within a few days” to face court martial for allegedly threatening military officers in a protest rap song he made.

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