In our annual forecast we stated that the election was Bush's to lose, and he is making an outstanding attempt to lose it. Why? Because he has needlessly adopted a two-tier policy: a complex and nearly hidden strategic plan and a superficial public presentation.
by Boston Activists Campaigning for the Closure of HLS
19 Apr 2004
Boston activists gear up to take on Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS). HLS is a company that works hand and hand with companies such as Monsanto to get new pesticides and petro chemicals onto the market. HLS kills 500 animals each day in the process.
This article was written by Puerto Rican activist and member of New England Committee to Defend Palestine Marta Rodriguez. In this piece, Ms. Rodriguez questions the efficacy of the antiwar movement's troop friendly slogans in affecting the behavior of the American military in the places they occupy, or moving American public opinion from a position of support for occupation to one of rejection of such a policy. Ms. Rodriguez argues that the present approach of the antiwar movement makes what happens to the occupying troops take precedence over the war crimes they commit against occupied people, as well as the right of those people to rid themselves of those who violate their territories, lives, and sovereignty.