It seems as if the Cable News Network (CNN), the self-proclaimed “world leader of information delivery,” takes careful measures to protect its interests from the likes of nasty, decentralized, non-profit organizations like the Independent Media Center that are composed of regular, working people. (article 1)
Palestinian refugee from Deheishe Camp near Bethlehem and staff from MADRE, an international women's human rights organization based in NYC, will speak in Concord, MA on 10/29 about the current Palestinian intifada; their work with grassroots Afghan women's organizations; and the Sept. 11 attacks and the war in Afghanistan.
Wars of all kinds have cursed humankind for thousands of years. Tribes have battled for land, kings have slaughtered for the thrown, and governments have committed acts of genocide for reasons that span the illogical landscape of our undeveloped human minds.
Arlo Guthrie sang Alice's Restaurant, a hit song about the military draft, and he became a symbol of the sixties' anti-war movement. Today, anti-war sentiments are discouraged on Arlo's official Web site.