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Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence

Workers Action

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Introduction by Workers Action Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered this speech at a Clergy and Laity Concerned meeting at the Riverside Church in New York City on April 4, 1967. In it he stressed the connection between the U.S. wars abroad and the economic and racial injustice here at […]

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Open Letter to the Labor and Antiwar Movements

Workers Action

New National Assembly to Bring the Troops Home Now Antiwar groups across the country have called for massive protests against the wars this coming October. Actions in different cities and nationally are slated for October 1, 6, 7, 15 and perhaps other dates. Some are local or regional in scope, at least one is focused […]

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The Aftermath of Bin Laden’s Assassination

Shamus Cooke

Like Bush, Jr., before him, Obama is proving that a puffed-up and “powerful” president is a dangerous president. It was only a matter of time before Obama used his newfound popularity and warrior credentials to wreak military havoc elsewhere. It took just three days for Obama to go from bin Laden to Yemen, where he bombed — […]

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A Statement Issued by National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars & Occupations

Workers Action

As of January 3, the Israeli bombing and invasion of Gaza has killed over 450 Palestinians – the largest number of people killed by Israel in such a short time in decades. 1,600 more have been wounded, an overwhelming number of whom are civilians – women, children and the elderly. The massing of soldiers and […]

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Why is the U.S. Government at War in the Middle East?

Workers Action

Now that the dust has settled, there can be little doubt that the U.S. war on Iraq was launched on the basis of multiple lies and deceit. Rather than the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, which the U.S. government itself has in abundance, Iraq’s oil was above all else in the crosshairs of those […]

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The Peace Movement Faces Its Fifth Year

Mark Vorpahl

As the occupation of Iraq approaches its grim fifth anniversary, the anti-war movement finds itself at an impasse. The two major national anti-war groups, United For Peace & Justice (UFPJ) and Act Now to Stop War and Racism (ANSWER) will not be bringing their forces together to build the largest possible event to oppose the […]

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