Offering hope on nuke nightmare

The Last Atomic Bomb: A Survivor’s Story is a gripping documentary about Sakue Shimohira, who as a 10-year-old girl survived the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, and who has dedicated her life to sharing her experience so that others will never have to face such a terrible ordeal.

Just say no to war on Iran

A new U.S. intelligence report, representing the consensus of all 16 intelligence agencies, comes to the same conclusion many have known for a long time: The Iraq war isn’t making us safer.

Ahmadinejad and Bush: twin deceivers

Iran’s nuclear issue has preoccupied the international community for more than two years. Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s administration is tightening its oppressive, suffocating grip on every aspect of life in Iran. Workers, women, youth and progressive intellectuals are daily experiencing the brutality of Islamic rule.

EDITORIAL: 600,000-plus Iraqis dead

A just-released report by U.S. and Iraqi public health researchers estimates that 600,000 Iraqi civilians have died in violence there since President George W. Bush ordered U.S. troops to invade in March 2003.

CWA VP speaks on Iraq war

WASHINGTON (PAI) — There are many parallels between the Vietnam War and the present Iraq war, says a Communications Workers vice president who helped lead the AFL-CIO into its anti-Iraq war stand last year.

Declaring peace actions up ante to end war

INDIANAPOLIS — As the drive to dump the Bush agenda on Election Day enters its final month, faith-based and other activists across the country have intensified their advocacy of peace and justice, elevating these issues in the electoral debate.

Deadly U.S. costs of the Iraq war

As a new study finds that 600,000 Iraqi civilians have been killed since the U.S. invasion (see editorial, page 12), Americans contemplate the bitter costs here at home.