On Wednesday U.S. senators from both political parties asked the president’s representative to Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke what in the world the goal could be for the ongoing war. He had no answer.
|By: David Swanson Thursday July 1, 2010 5:02 am|
Tonight the House of Representatives will try to vote over $30 Billion to escalate the war in Afganistan. Here’s how it’s expected to go down (thanks to Peace Action for some of this):
|By: Robert Naiman Saturday June 26, 2010 3:34 pm|
There is no “emergency” requiring the House to throw another $33 billion into our increasingly bloody and pointless occupation of Afghanistan before we all go off to celebrate the anniversary of our Declaration of Independence from foreign occupation.
|By: David Swanson Wednesday June 23, 2010 6:53 am|
The video embeded at the bottom of this article and posted on the frontpage of http://congressmanwithguts.com may be the best corporate television interview ever. Not the funniest or most entertaining, but the most willing to directly and clearly expose the most forbidden topics and insist on the most needed changes in perspective.
|By: David Swanson Friday June 18, 2010 9:13 am|
The tide is turning against war.
|By: David Swanson Thursday June 10, 2010 6:18 am|
Charlottesville was the kind of town where murder was so rare that any occurrence of it was publicly discussed and mourned in detail. Everyone felt for the victims, whether they knew them or not. All of that has changed.
|By: David Swanson Friday June 4, 2010 6:51 am|
100 Congressional Candidates and National Organizations Oppose War Spending No Matter What Lipstick Is Applied to It
|By: David Swanson Sunday May 30, 2010 1:24 pm|
I’d guess roughly 3% of the Americans who watch the new Disney movie Prince of Persia have any idea that Persia and Iran are the same place.
|By: David Swanson Thursday May 27, 2010 7:23 am|
What could all of these candidates for federal office possibly have in common?
|By: David Swanson Wednesday May 26, 2010 8:31 am|
Fifty-eight congressional candidates and 20 activist organizations are opposing any more funding for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and inviting more candidates, incumbents, and organizations to join them. The 58 candidates, from 25 different states, include 19 Democrats, 18 Greens, 17 Libertarians, 2 Independents, 1 Republican, and 1 Socialist.