Wars Will Cease When We Refuse to Fight

Oct 21, 2010
I do not regard gay and lesbian soldiers seeking elementary legal equality as political heroes It takes much greater courage for soldiers and veterans of all sexual persuasions to renounce war and imperial adventures [Pictured above is Stephen Funk, a former Marine who refused to serve in Iraq]Not one vote and not one cent for the parties of war and empire].
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Put a Sock in it, Stan

Oct 6, 2009
How to proceed in Afghanistan will be among the most difficult and fateful decisions that President Obama ever makes. But he's the one who has to decide, not his generals.Gen. Stanley McChrystal is entitled to his opinion, but he has no business conducting a public campaign to build support for his war plan.

Taliban Official Nabbed in Pakistan?

Mar 3, 2007
A raid in the Pakistani city of Quetta early this week reportedly resulted in the capture of Taliban Defense Minister Mullah Obaidullah Akhund and other suspects. Officials said the arrest occurred as Vice President Dick Cheney was passing through the country's southwestern region.

Sowing the Seeds of Fascism in America

Oct 4, 2006
Author Stan Goff, a retired 26-year veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, sounds a warning call that many of the historical precursors of fascism -- white supremacy, militarization of culture, vigilantism, masculine fear of female power, xenophobia and economic destabilization -- are ascendant in America today.

In Pictures: Ron Kovic Today

Jan 26, 2006
Paralyzed from the chest down by Vietnam War wounds, and confined to a wheelchair for almost 40 years, Ron Kovic stands as a symbol of the brutality of war. He also exemplifies a man's ability to transform such tragedy into a lifelong pursuit of peace -- for himself and his country. Listen to the audio, then come view the site's Kovic photo gallery.