This Can't Be Happening
Sites of Interest
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A Tiny Revolution
William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
Welcome to the Sideshow
Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit
On March 10, 2008, Madam Justice Elizabeth Bennett ordered release of "the affidavits [six of them] filed by the government on the application for disclosure of documents seized by way of the execution of the search warrants of the Legislature."
On the occasion of Grassroots Womenâ€™s 5th annual Motherâ€™s Day March and Rally, working class mothers and supporters are taking to the streets to reclaim the political roots of the day in traditions of working class womenâ€™s organizing.
As reports come in from Lebanon, an indy.ie correspondent is sending in on the ground, first hand reports.
Israel, like the United States before it, will be haunted by its past as the living literature that enshrines it captures the hypocrisy of its public statements even as the truth is unearthed beneath the parks, towns and cities that hide the memories of those it devastated to build a mock nation.
MNN has received various reports warning that it is â€œdangerousâ€ to go into Ontario, which is partly our ancestral Haudenosaunee Territory. We might be arrested on false charges, abducted, â€œdisappearedâ€ or killed in a simulated accident.
In other words, if an innocent, unarmed Iraqi runs away to seek safety from a suicide bombing, a missile attack or a gunfight -- which any human being would instinctively do -- then he is fair game to be killed by an American sniper.
The data provided in the US State Department's annual terrorism report for 2007 points to some interesting if puzzling conclusions.
Most average Americans can recall certain famous passages, but I doubt that many can recite larger portions of this document from memory. With a growing need to remind myself of these earliest political platforms, I felt compelled to return to these historic words once again.
The assault is part of the run-up to the coming attack on Iran -- an attempt to secure the rear of that new front by destroying Iraq's Shiite nationalist forces. It is also part of an on-going effort to eliminate the strongest rival to the Shiite extremists that Bush has installed in office in Iraq, before the conquered land's fall elections.