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 […]

Missing the Mark on Deficits by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Who are on these deficit commissions? Nader says: “There are self-styled centrists, moderates, conservatives and liberals. There are no paradigm-busters, few challengers of assumptions, no backgrounds from unorganized labor, elderly or youth activists. Even Trade Unions advocates are rare…” …It is true that both panels do include very modest cuts in the vast bloated military […]

A beautiful action to lobby against war

October 7, 2010 marked the 9th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan. Local activist Charlotte Koons came up with her own, creative way, to express her misgivings about war with the beautiful and powerful action described below. (If you would like to say no to war, you can join Long Island peace groups who will […]

Sat. March 20: Vigil for Peace in Long Island

  This event is located in Setauket (a little east of Stony Brook University). Many  groups throughout the island are endorsing this demo, as a big, war-anniversary event: A March & Vigil for Peace Not one more death! Not one more dollar! A vigil to mark the 7th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq Saturday, March 20, 2010 10:15 […]

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