April

Lawmakers on Iraq: Bring the troops home! Bring the UN in!

WASHINGTON – The first anniversary of the Iraq war was observed with mass peace demonstrations and by peace advocates in the House and Senate demanding that U.S. troops be brought home, replaced by United Nations peacekeepers.

S. Koreans vote amidst turmoil, anger

South Korean voters were set to head to the polls on April 15 for general elections to their National Assembly against a backdrop of anger, confusion, and daily protests against the impeachment of President Roh Moo-Hyun.

Afghanistan: U.S. legacy of chaos lives on

The power struggle that erupted last week in northern Afghanistan illustrates the chaos ravaging the country two and a half years after U.S. troops invaded, ostensibly chasing Osama Bin Laden.

GOP 2000 convention protesters acquitted

With just four months before the next Republican National Convention in New York City, a Philadelphia judge acquitted the last three activists arrested at the 2000 GOP convention.

MLKs antiwar stance saluted

NEW YORK – On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous speech in Riverside Church here connecting U.S. aggression in Vietnam with the civil rights movement at home.

Jail begins for SOA protesters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – “I still believe, even after being degraded, yelled at, groped and shackled in chains, that each American can make a difference. We can close this school for terrorists.”

African American leaders build womens march

Prominent African American leaders representing a broad coalition of organizations are urging members of Black communities across the country to join the March for Women’s Lives April 25 in Washington, D.C. Their message: the current attack on women’s health and reproductive rights represents an attack on women’s civil rights.

Enough!

The image of an administration out of touch with reality and consumed with the neo-conservative imperialist proposition to control the Middle East – rich in oil – has been indelibly burned into the public’s eye.

Soldiers kin tell Bush: Bring our kids home

WASHINGTON – Family members of troops deployed in Iraq walked to the gates of the White House, April 14, holding bouquets of carnations in memory of the 660 American soldiers and thousands of Iraqis who have died in the Iraq war. click here for Spanish text