Carrying a backpack of sorrow.... Soldiers on the edge of suicide

More of our young soldiers are now killing themselves than are being killed in our wars in the Middle East.


U.S.-Russia to sign arms control treaty

President Obama announced Friday that the U.S. and Russia, after a year of intense negotiations, have agreed to the most comprehensive arms control agreement in nearly two decades.


Chomsky, Afghanistan and more at Left Forum

NEW YORK CITY -- The Left Forum 2010 hosted more than 250 panels covering labor, women's rights, the environment, war, peace, and other issues during the three-day conference here in Manhattan.


Labor marches for peace in San Francisco

Thousands of demonstrators marched from Civic Center Plaza through downtown San Francisco March 20, as part of protests throughout the country calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan and withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Iraq.

UXOs: The “gift that keeps on giving”

UXO stands for Unexploded Ordinance - bombs dropped from the air or land mines placed in the earth - that remain dormant, often for decades, until touched off by contact or by heat.