The antiwar and queer liberation movements are natural allies. Yet the focus on “don’t ask don’t tell” threatens to turn the queer liberation movement pro-militarism.
(Disclaimer: I understand that the substitutes are poor here, and the whole exercise may well be taken as trivialising racism, rape and rape culture, which are very serious concerns. If it is taken that way, I apologise in advance. I
As a vote in the US Congress passes, with far too much blind opposition and also far too much cheering, it’s refreshing to hear a civilized discussion about healthcare in the US. Not in the Congress, of course, or in
http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/measurenonprofit I read this article and thought it was interesting. I had some comments on it, which pertain to the antiwar movement at large, so I thought I would share them. Make of them what you will. 1. Measuring is
This is reference material. I have gone through the two reports “OLC Opinions on the CIA Detention and Interrogation Program” , the timeline released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on April 22,http://intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs/olcopinion.pdf and “Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in
Some articles and videos of relevance for those interested in peace and justice. 1. San Francisco — your tax dollars at work. Footage of police violence at SF antiwar rally last weekend. About 2:50 in.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWlSbdCmPcU “The State is authority, it
This construction of “run” had never occurred to me before. Rather reminds me of the other construction of “Operation Enduring Freedom”, the official name of the invasion of Afghanistan — to endure means to suffer. And, I saw a similarly
These have been around for a while now, but still, songs about history, US foreign policy, and war, are always interesting. The first one in particular is one of the most educational music videos I’ve ever seen (read the headlines!).
The views of the populations invaded, bombed, or otherwise on the receiving end of US foreign policy are rarely discussed in the US mainstream. That is, of course, outrageous, and as of the last few days we have another case