Stories from 2004-01-11
"Can the lessons of history help defeat the insurgency in Iraq? Dodging bullets, taking prisoners and trying to win hearts and minds." [more]
Four generations of the Bush Dynasty have chased profits through cozy ties with Mideast leaders, spinning webs of conflicts of interest. [more]
"The Man clearly has co-opted punk's glorious nihilism. Flanking Chris No. 2 was Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack (who conceded that he preferred Phil Collins) and political organizers from the United Auto Workers and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. They all said they hoped to help attract young people to politics." [more]
"Sandivar must wear the monitor, a thick band with a box attached, at all times, even in the shower. A large black box on her bedroom nightstand sends a signal from the ankle device to federal deportation officers ... She may not leave [the county] without permission. Immigration officials also are monitoring her phone calls and have given strict instructions about the phone, such as not to pick up before two rings ... 'It's embarrassing and inhumane,' she said." [more]
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(IHT, Apr 30)
"In just five years, Bush has challenged more than 750 new laws, by far a record for any president, while becoming the first president since Thomas Jefferson to stay so long in office without issuing a veto." [more]
(Interactivist Info Exchange, Jul 26)
"Horizontalism is not an ideology, however, it is a relationship — a way of relating to one another in a directly democratic way while at the same time creating through the process of discovery. What has resulted is the creation of an amazing complex of movements, all linked." [more]
This website is a tribute to Why War?, one of the nation's first and most innovative post-9/11 student antiwar organizations. Born on October 22, 2001 at Swarthmore College, we were a handful of freshmen and sophmores who vocally opposed the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. And now, seven years later, we are retiring this website as we focus our efforts on new directions. We hope that it continues to serve future activists and we remain confident that humanity is on the verge birthing a better world.