Issue 381 - December 2007-January 2008
In This Issue
Democracy means participation.
Congress continues to fund the war. Some of us won't.
By depriving ex-cons of opportunity, current laws promote crime.
|From the Editor's Desk|| |
Democracy is the outcry of dissent.
|Rule of Force vs. Rule of Law in Pakistan|| |
Musharraf has destroyed the constitution, the judiciary, and his own credibility. Time for him to go.
|The Pakistan Emergency: Letter from a Local Activist|| |
The lawyers' demands shook the core of the military establishment.
|Venezuela's Constitutional Referendum: Polarizing Politics|| |
The referenda pits supporters of populist reform against opponents of states of emergency.
|Militarism in Venezuela: Warning Signs of Dictatorship?||Chávez says he plans to emulate repressive regimes around the world.|
|Breathing Life into the Struggle: Victories for Indigenous Peoples & Transnational Allies|| |
Winning the right to decide if resource extraction should take place.
|Conscientious Objection in Turkey: Struggling to Emerge|| |
Anyone who discourages military service can face prosecution. Birgul Ozbaris could face 21 years in jail.
|A New Vision of Security: Remembering Randall Forsberg|| |
The Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign was her brainchild.
|Justice Is Indivisible: Non-Discrimination Must Include Gender Identity|| |
Why I resigned from the Board of an organization I love.
|Tomato Pickers Organize to Improve Conditions: An Open Letter to Burger King and the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange|| |
Boycott Burger King until it supports a penny per pound increase in wages.
|What Do You Do When a Child is Burning?: A review of the film The Camden 28|| |
She could now understand her protesting son, because the trial revealed the lies which killed her other son.
|Military Shipments Obstructed: Olympia Activists Nonviolently Blockade Port|| |
The military cargo was blocked. Demonstrators controlled the entrance.
|Mapping Political Violence: A Review of Bomb after Bomb: A Violent Cartography|| |
Ink craters the pages.
|Crimes Against Humanity: A Review of The Language of Empire|| |
Remember Abu Ghraib?
|Consequences of War Enacted at Blackwater Headquarters|| |
Activists staged a die-in to dramatize the bloody results of Blackwater's profits.
|The Suffering CO of Baghdad|
|Camden 28 Trial Opening Statement|
|Bits & Peaces|| |
Events, Opportunities, Gatherings, Campaigns, Resources