March

Millions march worldwide

Protesters in more than 60 countries – from Japan, South Korea and Australia, to Spain, Italy and the U.K., to Egypt and South Africa, to Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and Canada – called for an end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq. click here for Spanish text

Israel condemned for assassination of Hamas leader

The Israeli government’s assassination of Hamas founder and spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmad Yassin has ignited a firestorm of outrage and turmoil throughout the Middle East and far beyond.

World still says no to war

NEW YORK – People from all walks of life gathered here March 20 to rally, march and demand the Bush administration return the troops home and end the occupation of Iraq. Anti-Bush sentiments were high among the estimated 100,000 people from up and down the East Coast. click here for Spanish text

White House insider says Bush lied

In explosive revelations this week, former White House counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke charged that the Bush administration had little interest in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks except for how they could be used to promote war on Iraq.

War, capitalism, and George W. Bush

Opinion We are living in a fragile and unstable world. But perhaps that has always been the lot of humankind – certainly, it is a state of affairs as old as capitalism.

Weapons of mass destruction: The case of Agent Orange

At the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India, this January, victims of Agent Orange, which the U.S. military sprayed over 12 percent of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, gave moving testimony of the continuing price Vietnam is paying in human and financial terms, nearly 30 years after the war ended.

Haitians resisting U.S. occupation

Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s arrival in Jamaica this week, two weeks after he was kidnapped in Port-au-Prince and flown to the Central African Republic in a U.S.-engineered coup, has infuriated the Bush administration and Haiti’s wealthy elite.

Whats behind Sharons disengagement?

On March 15, Israel’s parliament barely approved the scheme put forward by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, with U.S. approval, to unilaterally “disengage” from the Gaza Strip by evacuating most of the Jewish settlements in the narrow seaside territory. The vote in the 120-member body was 46 for, 45 against.

Interview: A father speaks out so no more will die

LAWRENCE, Mass. – “My son has to be a symbol of peace,” Fernando Suárez del Solar told this reporter in an interview here March 9. His son Jesús, a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, was one of the first U.S. soldiers to die in the invasion of Iraq. click here for Spanish text

Grieving moms & dads: End the war!

DOVER, Del. – Parents of soldiers killed or wounded in Iraq, holding black wreaths and photos of their dead sons, marched to Dover Air Force Base March 14 to demand that George W. Bush stop hiding Iraq war casualties and bring the troops home. click here for Spanish text

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