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Mainers, Occupiers rally in Vermont
A boisterous, multi-lingual, angry crowd of about 500 — including a sizeable contingent from Maine — gathered in Burlington, Vermont on Sunday.
| August 03, 2012
Photos: Occupy Boston protesters rally with unions, veterans, and more
Occupy Boston protesters march alongside Veterans for Peace, as well as other activist groups such as Jobs with Justice and the AFL-CIO, at Downtown Crossing on October 13, 2011.
Downtown Crossing | October 13, 2011
| October 14, 2011
Boston Beatdown: Police rough up Veterans for Peace, arrest 100 in retaking second #OccupyBoston location
We'll have more in the morning. If you want the full story, we'll point you to our Twitter feed, where we've been covering #OccupyBoston --...
| October 11, 2011
Giving a Muzzle Award to the Boston Police Department for its handling of Veterans Day protesters is in keeping with widespread media complicity that allows lower ranks to be court-martialed while war criminals in the White House escape accountability fo
Letters to the Boston editor, July 11, 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| July 09, 2008
The 11th Annual Muzzle Awards
Freedom of expression may be guaranteed by the Constitution. But it’s an idea we have to fight for every day.
Silencing free speech
| June 25, 2008
A stand against silence
Their hearts were warmed by passion, despite the cold temperatures.
The patriots’ offensive line
| November 29, 2007
Enjoy the air show — you paid for it
Let’s move beyond the $320 million in aircraft you have bought that will be performing at this weekend’s Great State of Maine Air Show at Brunswick Naval Air Station.
| September 12, 2007
Peace + Justice Center shutting down
“The [center] offered a low-cost way for small nonprofits to have their own office space,” says Betsy Smith of Equality Maine.
| September 05, 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
If only he'd looked out his window
Not much about Sunday’s Kennebunkport demonstration was unique.
| July 05, 2007
Up in arms
Letters to the Boston editor, April 6, 2007
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| April 04, 2007
New Maine peace site is actually pretty cool
A new Web site created by Maine peace activists could help make the statewide movement more effective.
| February 14, 2007
MCLU worries FBI is watching peace groups
The Maine Civil Liberties Union is fighting on two fronts to protect Mainers’ privacy against the government's efforts to intrude.
| November 01, 2006
Veterans won’t let veterans march
Maine Veterans for Peace may not be allowed to march in Portland’s Veterans Day parade this year, because parade organizers and participants object to the group’s anti-war politics.
| October 04, 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
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
When GI Joe says no
A young former US Army sniper wearing a desert-camo uniform, an Iraqi kaffiyeh, and mirrored sunglasses scans a ruined urban landscape of smashed homes, empty streets, and garbage heaps.
What critics of the Iraq War must understand about the new culture of the military
| April 26, 2006
Military recruiters are still forced to fill their quotas — which means that despite plummeting interest, military enlistment must somehow remain as steady as the discouraging casualty rate.
Peace recruiters barred from schools
| February 23, 2006
Letters to the Portland Editor, February 17, 2006
If you agree that our US senators ought to grant Maine citizens the opportunity to be heard at town meeting forums please contact their offices.
Readers fire back on the issues of Maine's senators participating in town meeting forums, and Governor Baldacci's Venezuelan heating-oil deal
LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR
| February 15, 2006
In January, the Maine Civil Liberties Union announced that the FBI has secretly monitored the Maine Coalition for Peace and Justice, an alliance of around 60 local peace and environmental groups.
Maine's walls have ears
| February 08, 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
Letters to the Editor
Healthy lessons to be learned; Sen. Olympia Snowe's inaccessibility
| January 05, 2006
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