Peace and Justice Activism From United for Peace and Justice Reports now emanating from the White House and 110 Downing Street in London clearly indicate the dogged determination of the Bush administration with the strong backing of Tony Blair's Labor government, to wage war against Iraq as soon as possible. In complete defiance of global anti-war public opinion -- that … [Read more...] about -Peace and Justice Activism
by Wade Hudson On March 5, I head for Baghdad to join the Iraq Peace Team (IPT), a project of Voices in the Wilderness. About twenty IPT members, including myself, will stay in Iraq indefinitely, even if President Bush invades Iraq. We will not deploy ourselves as human shields at highly likely targets, as some peace activists are doing. We will live independently in … [Read more...] about – Why I am going to Iraq
by Adele Oliveri Italy is already at war. Nobody would have noticed, had it not been for a handful of trains carrying US military equipment from the military base of Ederle (north-eastern Italy) to Camp Darby (Tuscany); and had it not been, of course, for the mobilizations of a few hundreds of Italian activists who over the past few days have been chasing those trains all … [Read more...] about Stop That Train!
by Naomi Klein The U.S. President is urging Iraqis to rise up against Saddam Hussein. It's time to turn the domestic tables and -- voil$B!&(B -- escalate the war against the war At the Pentagon, they call it the Voil$B!&(BMoment. That's when Iraqi soldiers and civilians, with bombs raining down on Baghdad, suddenly scratch their heads and say to themselves: … [Read more...] about -So, Bush Wants Civil Disobedience?
Berlin demonstrated too - and how! By Victor Grossman, Berlin Posted on Portside It's a bit late, but there may still be interest in the anti-war demonstration on Saturday in Berlin, Germany and a few special angles. But first off, like those around the globe, it was colossal. The planning committee, facing unending problems, difficulties and occasional disagreements, … [Read more...] about – Victor Grossman on Berlin Demo