by By Bill Van Auken, Socialist Equality Party candidate for US Senate from New York
20 Sep 2006
In a speech to the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, US President George W. Bush delivered a remarkably belligerent warning to the peoples of the Middle East that Washington intends to continue and even widen its campaign of military aggression.
The dominant message in the speech was contained in the implicit threats made against Syria and Iran that they could soon face the same fate as Afghanistan and Iraq.
Let's be careful about calling people
terrorists, but the people who are
strapping on bombs and walking into
a situation where they can murder
several dozen civilians can, I believe,
be considered terrorists and not
...The CT Film Festival ~ "Dare Not Walk Alone" Documentary. Director: Jeremy Dean. We all know about Selma and Birmingham, but it is a little-discussed fact that St. Augustine, Florida was the center of great civil unrest and was instrumental in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1967. The effects of this conflict are still very apparent in today's St. Augustine, where although it is not official, segregation and prejudice still hover over the lives of many African-Americans.
Investigative reporter & author Greg Palast will be speaking at the First Church in Cambridge, Church St. & Mass. Ave., Harvard Square, on Thurs. Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. on election theft in 2000 & 2004, the plan for '08/'06, and how to stop it. Benefit for Election Defense Alliance (www.ElectionDefenseAlliance.org) and Alliance for Democracy (www.thealliancefordemocracy.org). Suggested donation $10-20 (more if/less if).