Opinion

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“Problema”: fascinating film of ideas

This eight-year project is one of the most thought-provoking and stimulating intellectual exercises ever recorded on film.

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Reverend Lucius Walker, 1930-2010

On Tuesday morning, September 7, friends of justice all over the world were saddened by the passing of Reverend Lucius Walker, Executive Director of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.

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The U.S. and Iraq: what now?

Since President Obama took office, more than 90,000 U.S. troops have come home from Iraq. The question is: now what?

Throwing gasoline on the fire in Asia

The only good thing I can say about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia last month is that it is over.

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Helen Thomas was wrong, but Fox and co. are dead wrong

The 89-year-old pioneer woman journalist Helen Thomas, among the first in the White House press corps to challenge President Bush on war, torture and Middle East policy, retired last week, a  sad ending to her legendary career.

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End Gaza blockade

The outrageous attack on the Freedom Flotilla  has brought forward both opportunity and  necessity for stronger action by the United States to push Israel to end the blockade of Gaza, stop settlement construction, and engage in serious talk.

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CD for veterans and kin: Until You Come Home

With "Until You Come Home," singer-songwriter George Mann is able to offer up not only a strong musical statement on behalf of veterans of our recent wars but also one about his own fallen comrade, Julius Margolin.

Realizing the promise of ‘nuclear spring’

Speaking in Prague a year ago, President Obama proclaimed "America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons."

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For true nuclear security, disarmament is essential

Much rests on next month's review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - in particular, the obligation of all signers to achieve complete nuclear disarmament.

War is peace

Defense Secretary Gates, in Orwellian logic, said the biggest threat to peace is the European peace movement. WTF?

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