On Aug. 9, in a historic victory for revolutionary Cuba, a three-judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta declared the Draconian sentences imposed on the Cuban Five to be null and void.
By invading countries unilaterally, and by threatening countries without nukes while negotiating with, or even having friendly relations with those that have them, the Bush administration is courting nuclear disaster.
Unfortunately, due to last minute family obligations, Martha Ackelsberg had to cancel her talk scheduled for 8/11 at the LPC. She sends her apologies, and it is likely we will try and reschedule another talk with her in the future...
George W. Bush thought he could escape the rapidly deteriorating situation in Iraq by hiding out on his 1,600-acre Crawford, Texas, ranch for a five-week vacation. But the horrors of the war have followed him to his vacation hideaway.
An Akha woman from Thailand who together with her American
husband Matthew McDaniel fought to protect Akha human
rights in Thailand has repeatedly seen her visa to the US
delayed. The family sees this as direct retaliation for
their human rights work.