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“Not radical,” he replied. “I’d say ‘the truth.’ ”
Zinn's people's history comes to life, and song
| January 15, 2008
Locals push, in various ways, to end the war
Across Rhode Island, many people refuse to believe the hype that General David Petraeus’s September report to the nation actually means something.
| August 22, 2007
Kennebunkport protest expected to draw around 5000
Cindy Sheehan seems unable to stay away from the peace movement that she publicly cut ties with just over two months ago.
| August 22, 2007
Say it ain’t so, Cindy Sheehan
The best place to observe the masochistic tendencies of the American left these days is in San Francisco.
Plus, the turd’s blossom has finally fallen off
| August 15, 2007
Eight days after 9/11, NPR broadcast a commentary by Andrew J. Bacevich, a Vietnam War veteran, former Army colonel, and professor of international relations at BU.
The politics of personal tragedy
| July 02, 2007
Reclaiming women’s rights to protest
The female presence in the War on Terror is — if you’ll forgive me — surging.
Not in our name
| June 20, 2007
Faces of conflict
Each summer, it seems, the Iraq War springs another issue for the peace movement to rally around, symbolized by a specific face with a story to tell.
Marine Corps challenge anti-war vets
| June 06, 2007
People have been lamenting the media’s coverage of anti–Iraq War activism for about as long as people have been opposing the Iraq War.
Memo to the anti-war movement: don’t blame the media
| March 30, 2007
Letters to the Portland editor: February 2, 2007
In addition to my flip comment that I personally didn’t have a clue about how to solve the horrific human tragedy we call the Iraq War, I provided Sara Donnelly with several comments in our ten-minute conversation that were constructive potential solutio
Peace needs our help
LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR
| January 31, 2007
Does peace have a chance?
Four weeks after Democrats rode a wave of anti-war discontent to gain control of the US House and Senate, only four protestors show up to the weekly “Bridges for Peace” demonstration on the Casco Bay Bridge.
The anti-war movement faces its biggest challenge yet — politics
| December 27, 2006
Criminalizing the war
Lieutenant Ehren Watada seems to know his chances are slim.
A young soldier goes to military court and puts the Iraq war on trial
| August 30, 2006
Letters to the Portland Editor, June 2, 2006
Readers sound off on Casey Sheehan, and last week's Phoenix sex survey
LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR:
| May 31, 2006
An increasingly unpopular war, a body count that grows daily even as our commander-in-chief touts our military triumphs, and an increasing sense of uneasiness as it becomes all too apparent that our leaders have been less than candid.
Pearl Jam and Neil Young respond to Bush’s war
| May 15, 2006
Freedom in a T-Shirt
At Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, Capitol police arrested antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan, who had arrived as a guest, because she was wearing an antiwar shirt (displaying “2242,” the number of US troop fatalities in Iraq).
Harvey Silverglate on the State of the Union T-shirt controversy
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| February 03, 2006
Many well-intentioned guests simply end up befuddled and battered after entering a world in which Bill O’Reilly shrewdly selects his targets and then carpet-bombs them.
Bill O’Reilly is famous for attacking guests who dare disagree with him. So why do liberals keep going on his show?
| January 19, 2006
In December 2004, 13 anti-war activists gathered in Senator Susan Collins’s office in Portland, Maine. They read the names of American soldiers who had died in the Iraq war, as well as an equal number of Iraqi civilians who had died.
Maine’s anti-war activists have found a way to make their congressional delegates listen. Now they’re sharing it with people in other states
| January 18, 2006
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