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The Draft

The Draft: Missing in the Inadequate Debate Over the Ongoing Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

John Geyman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
John Geyman

Adding a potential draft to the equation will ignite the kind of debate we need and provide an opportunity for all Americans to become involved in this decision -- much better than listening to the generals in the Pentagon and to those related to the military-industrial complex who profit from all this bloodshed.

The New SDS: What Every Young Person Needs to Know About Its Past

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

In 1965, Carl Oglesby assumed leadership of the student-activist organization SDS. This change reflected what I believe was an ideological shift in America's left wing: from the East Coast intellectual tradition to the New Left emerging from the Midwest.

James Baker Backs Reinstating The Draft

US News And World Report | Paul Bedard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel, Congress's lone champion of reinstating the military draft, can count on another Korean War-era vet for support: Republican James...

Generation Jones: Our Time is Now

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Snow

We're known as the forgotten generation or the generation caught in the middle. We tend to eschew extremes and seek common ground and practical solutions to problems.