All Views Articles for 2008-03-18

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Laura Flanders
Stop the Next My Lai
The New York Times saw fit to mark the fifth anniversary of the US invasion by inviting nine "experts" including not one soldier to reflect on the conduct of the war and occupation of Iraq. The Times...
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Kathleen Taylor
Let's Talk About Marijuana
A college student loses his financial aid because of a youthful indiscretion. A woman coping with the ravages of ovarian cancer lives in fear of being arrested for using what best eases her suffering...
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David Pimentel
Corn Can't Save Us
Dwindling foreign oil, rising prices at the gas pump and hype from politically well-connected U.S. agribusiness have combined to create a frenzied rush to convert food grains into ethanol fuel. The...
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Danny Schechter
As Big Banks Fall: The Bear Has Fallen and the Bull Is Gone
Why the Financial Crisis Is Not Just About Finances
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Ira Chernus
The Real Eisenhower: Planning to Win Nuclear War
Peace activists love to quote Dwight Eisenhower. The iconic Republican war hero spoke so eloquently about the dangers of war and the need for disarmament. He makes a terrific poster-boy for peace...
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Michael Winship
Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Dogs of Torture
It wasn't just the naked human pyramids or the prisoner in a black hood standing on a small box with wires attached to his body. I knew the Abu Ghraib torture prison was big trouble when I first saw...
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Scott Ritter
Dinner With Ahmed
As we approach the fifth anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq, I find myself thinking back on how we got ourselves into this predicament. Like many who played a direct role in the...
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