The visit of white supremacist leader Matt Hale to Wallingford, Conn. on March 10 set off militant protest as the founder of the Illinois-based World Church of the Creator spoke to supporters at the town's public library March 10. Hale gained national attention in 1999, when a follower of his went on a shooting spree in a Chicago suburb targeting blacks, Jews and Asians, which killed two and injured nine. MP3 and RealAudio of segment (for preview) coming soon to Between The Lines website www.btlonline.org for week ending 3/23/01
There is an urgent need for people in the US to learn the truth about the history and current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. What is this conflict really about? What will bring a just peace? What can we do in the US to effect US foriegn policy? The answers to these questions can form the basis of a new movement to stop US support for Israel and build solidarity with the struggle for Palestinian self-determination.
The first felony trial from the Republican National Convention protests concluded Monday as Kate Sorensen was acquitted of three felony charges and convicted on the reduced charge of Misdemeanor Criminal Mischief. The trial revealed the lengths to which the District Attorney is willing to go to silence dissent.