Monthly Archives: June 2007

Ending the Iraq War – Hayden and Rudd

Tom Hayden and Mark Rudd (Photo: Thomas Good / NLN) Ending The War In Iraq – Hayden On Organizing Against Permanent WarJune 24th, 2007 by Thomas Good New York, NY – June 18, 2007. On Monday, June 18th, Tom Hayden … finish reading Ending the Iraq War – Hayden and Rudd

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Amerikkkan Bankruptcy?

And to Its Fabled Economy: Goodbye to the City on the HillBy PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS “We shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us.” — John Winthrop America is being destroyed. Many … finish reading Amerikkkan Bankruptcy?

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Understanding the After Effects of Wartime

Reflections of a Vietnam War Widow: It Doesn’t End When They Come HomeBy Penny Coleman, AlterNet. Posted June 25, 2007. The Department of Defense recently announced that it was hiring additional mental health professionals to deal with the stream of … finish reading Understanding the After Effects of Wartime

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"This Is Weird, Creepy Stuff" – Big Dick At Work

Our Friend Cervantes, over at Iraq Today, called this weird and creepy, but he sure is correct about it. It’s chilling that Dick Cheney did not react to the WTC tower collapsing, but we will join the conspiracy theorists in … finish reading "This Is Weird, Creepy Stuff" – Big Dick At Work

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Thousands Demonstrate Against War in Britain

Brown urged to pull out troopsBy TOM HARVEYJune 24, 2007 TONY Blair was today branded a “dangerous warmonger” as anti-war activists called on his successor to pull troops out of Iraq. Thousands of people staged a noisy demonstration outside Labour’s … finish reading Thousands Demonstrate Against War in Britain

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Free Speech Takes Another Hit

‘Bong Hits 4 Jesus’ case limits student rightsPOSTED: 3:14 p.m. EDT, June 25, 2007 By Bill Mears , CNN Washington Bureau WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Supreme Court ruled against a former high school student Monday in the “Bong Hits 4 … finish reading Free Speech Takes Another Hit

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You Think You’re Free, You’re Really Not

Remember, in the last 5-1/2 years, many laws applying to our freedoms in the US have been changed. You could be next. Former Councilwoman Faces DeportationBy ROBERT JABLON, APPosted: 2007-06-24 21:53:35 LOS ANGELES (June 24) – All of her life, … finish reading You Think You’re Free, You’re Really Not

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All Them Guys Are Al Qaeda

Everyone we fight in Iraq is now “al-Qaida”Glenn Greenwald, 23 June 2007 Josh Marshall publishes an e-mail from a reader who identifies what is one of the most astonishing instances of mindless, pro-government “reporting” yet: It’s a curious thing that, … finish reading All Them Guys Are Al Qaeda

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MDS at Hutto Prison in Taylor, Texas

Including a couple of former Rag staff members.

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Hamas – Did They Jump Or Were They Pushed?

Hamas acted on a very real fear of a US-sponsored coupby Jonathan SteeleJune 24, 2007, The Guardian Washington’s fingerprints are all over the chaos that has hit Palestinians. The last thing they now need is an envoy called Blair Did … finish reading Hamas – Did They Jump Or Were They Pushed?

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The Same Forces Are Driving Broader Inequality

Hey Dude, Where’s My Vacation?By David Moberg, In These Times. Posted June 23, 2007. America is the richest country in the world — so why does this country deny its workers mandated paid vacations and sick days? Last year Mary … finish reading The Same Forces Are Driving Broader Inequality

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R.I.P. – Norman Hackerman

I just learned that Norman Hackerman recently passed away at age 95. Hackerman was UT President back in the day. In 1970 (or thereabouts), someone in the UT administration identified John Lane and myself as the local Yippies. Hackerman’s office … finish reading R.I.P. – Norman Hackerman

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