You know it's hard to get news from Iraq. Even news from imbedded reporters rarely makes it to the American airways— you hardly know a war is going on. But, for people in Baghdad, and the rest of Iraq, the war is simply impossible to ignore. Brian Conley, a young independent journalist, decided to go to Iraq and see for himself what has been continually overlooked.
UN ambassador John "the barbarian" Bolton is getting a 'defender of israel' award from the rabid zionists of America organization on Sunday at the Marriot in New York City as a reward for coercing the UN to rescind its Zionism = racism declaration. This is a call to all friends of Palestine to flood them with phone calls and raise a ruckus of complaints. Easy, fun and effective!
New "Red-State" Gay Romance Novel by Boston Authors is Published -- Designed to encourage would-be gay pols to join the political fray in 2006. Dedicated to local gay pols Carl Sciortino and Jarrett Barrios
The past two years have witnessed growing accusations of torture and coercive and inhumane interrogation practices against the United States military and covert agencies in prisons from Cuba to Iraq. Beneath that terrible story lies another: the ominous possibility that military physicians, psychologists and psychiatrists have been complicit in these practices -- indeed may have helped to design some of them. In response, the Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights sponsored a recent public forum and has launched a petition campaign aimed both at the U.S. Congress and the American Psychological Association, demanding independent investigations of these allegations and an end to the involvement of medical and mental health professionals is military interrogations. Information about the Fund and the ongoing petition campaign are available on its website: http://www.martinbarofund.org