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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
The song remains the same
At one point early on in last weekend’s anti-war rally in Washington, DC, a speaker instructed the crowd, which was facing en masse toward the Capitol Building, to turn around and look in the other direction — toward the White House, the State Department
Did last weekend’s march on Washington mark a new surge in street activism or the waning of an old-school protest style?
| January 31, 2007
Iraq + surge = ???
Certain that the newly elected Democratic Congress will not end American involvement in the Iraq War, Rhode Island peace movement leaders are calling for additional demonstrations to bring US troops home.
Activists call for heightened anti-war effort
| January 24, 2007
Resist the surge: enough is enough
This president fails to surprise anymore.
You’ve got to be kidding us
| January 10, 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
Pentagon withholds details of spying on anti-war groups
Given growing attempts at government surveillance, Alden Eagle, a coordinator for the Rhode Island Community Coalition for Peace (RICCP), seems right on target when he says, “Anybody is a potential terrorist.”
| June 21, 2006
Pushing for peace
To mark the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, activists nationwide have scheduled vigils and peaceful protests for this Sunday, March 19.
War anniversary events
| March 17, 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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