Views for 2009-10-10

Saturday, October 10, 2009
Michael Lerner
Say No to War in Afghanistan and Pakistan
The escalation of war in Afghanistan may be only a stalking horse for an even larger war in Pakistan as the United States seeks to secure the nukes there that might fall into the hands of terrorists...
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Glenn Greenwald
Accusing Obama Critics of 'Standing with the Terrorists'
Yesterday, I noted that the DNC accused the GOP of having "thrown in its lot with the terrorists" and putting "politics above patriotism" because -- just like the Taliban and Hamas -- some...
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Howard Zinn
War and Peace Prizes
I was dismayed when I heard Barack Obama was given the Nobel peace prize . A shock, really, to think that a president carrying on two wars would be given a peace prize . Until I recalled that Woodrow...
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Christopher Brauchli
Lethal Injection Revisited
Hanging was the worst use a man could be put to.
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Yifat Susskind
On Afghanistan, We Need a Policy, Not a Macho Hissy-Fit
A small delegation from the women's peace group CODEPINK spent last week in Kabul, on a kind of listening tour, to refine their understanding of what women in Afghanistan want to see from the US.
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Bill Moyers, Michael Winship
In Washington, The Revolving Door Is Hazardous to Your Health
On Tuesday, October 13, the Senate Finance Committee finally is scheduled to vote on its version of health care insurance reform. And therein lies yet another story in the endless saga of money and...
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Jerica Arents
The Price of Peace
While waiting to be processed at the Anacostia Park Police Station, I was drawn to a mounted post-9/11, Bush-era FBI reward poster. "The Cost of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance", propagated the sign...
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