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Don’t Bomb Syria & Iraq 101: Useful Information to Read and Share!

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Fri, Sep 26, 2014

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NEWS & ANALYSIS Why Americans’ support for bombing ISIS may not last By Peyton M. Craighill http:/www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/09/22/why-americans-support-for-bombing-isis-may-not-last/ Wrong Turn on Syria: No Convincing Plan By THE EDITORIAL BOARD http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/opinion/on-syria-no-convincing-plan.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=1 UN Security Council approves foreign fighters resolution pushed by Obama By Justin Sink http://thehill.com/policy/international/218803-un-security-council-approves-resolution-to-stop-foreign-terrorist As US Bombs ISIS in Syria, Even Some Pro-War Pundits Express Skepticism By William Greider http://www.thenation.com/blog/181713/us-bombs-isis-syria-even-some-pro-war-pundits-express-skepticism COSTS OF WAR First U.S. [...]

Gains for Women are Going Backward Due to Failure of National and International Leadership: Nordic Women’s Conference

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Fri, Sep 26, 2014

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By Ret. Col. Ann Wright Over 10,000 women from the Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland gathered May 12-15, 2014, in Malmo, Sweden for the  ”Nordisk Forum: New Actions on Women’s Rights.” As a regional conference, it was a strategy to augment the work done in the World Conferences on Women  that had been [...]

John Kerry Attempts to Bully CODEPINK Protesters into Silence

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Thu, Sep 25, 2014

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By Ann Wright There aren’t many who come to Congress to protest—not nearly enough—and the disparaging comments of chairs of committees and witnesses toward those who challenge administrations are certainly aimed at discouraging pesky, uncomfortable protests. It wasn’t that anyone liked Saddam Hussein and his treatment of many in Iraq, but we knew we were [...]

Violation of International Law: Where is Obama’s “Authorization to Use Force” in Iraq

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Wed, Sep 24, 2014

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There was much enthusiasm in 2008 that President Barack Obama would bring a saner and more lawful approach to issues of foreign policy and war and peace. Six years later — with Americans still being killed in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay still in active operation, US drones killing people in several countries and even American citizens, and [...]

“There Is No Military Solution” – But Obama Launches a New U.S. War in Syria

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Tue, Sep 23, 2014

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By Phyllis Bennis “There Is No Military Solution” – But Obama Launches a New U.S. War in Syria In response to the initiation of U.S. bombing in Syria, Phyllis Bennis, Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute, is author ofBefore & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terror issued the [...]

Solidarity, Strength and Safety in the Streets.

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

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The permits are in, the people are coming, and we’re soon to find ourselves in the midst of what is being promoted as the largest climate march in history. The climate march, however won’t be the only event happening in response to a call for folks to organize in protest of corporate and governmental powers [...]

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