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I Support People, Not Troops

James Peron | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
James Peron

I love watching a child seeing his father's face for the first time in a year, rushing to daddy's arms, crying. I cry with him. I want to see this scene thousands of times over. I want them all home, unharmed. If that is what you mean by "support," then count me in.

Rethink the Cost of War With Us on March 12

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

It's critical we start getting offline together to see and hear one another in person and build the strong ties that only come from real-world interaction.

Conservatives Turn Against Afghanistan War, Max Boot Goes Insane

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

Something very interesting has been happening with conservatives lately. They're turning against the war in Afghanistan.

L.A. Museum's Destruction of Anti-War Art Disrespects Veterans

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert Greenwald

Creating art sends a message. Destroying art also sends a message. One wonders what message was intended by the destruction of an anti-war-for-profit mural at the MOCA in LA.

Dan Froomkin

VIDEO: Police Arrest 131 Antiwar Protesters In Front Of White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to spark the country's silent majority into action, 131 antiwar protesters got themselves arrested Thursday, in one of the larger...

Dan Froomkin

Major Anti-War Protest Planned

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as President Obama on Thursday attempts to put a good face on the war in Afghanistan, Vietnam-era whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and several dozen...

Journalism Is Not an Attack, Wikileaks Is Not Warfare

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Mull

If you support Wikileaks, if you support transparency, accountability, or even just basic free speech, you should not be playing into the government's semantic game that presents itself as a victim, and Wikileaks as an attacker.

War-Dominated Foreign Policy Is Destroying the Economy and National Security

Kevin Zeese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

Afghanistan cannot be won, the cost is escalating at a time when the U.S. economy is in collapse and the war is undermining U.S. national security and the rule of law. It is time to end the war-based foreign policy of the United States.

Protests at the Future Site of the George W. Bush Library

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Over 100 peace activists showed up to protest, including New York City artist Laurie Arbiter, who helped organize a March of the Dead and carried a sign asking "Does America Have a Conscience?"

Vermont Revolutionaries and the Rise of a Green Tea Party

Christopher Ketcham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ketcham

The most radical antiwar candidate in the US is not Dennis Kucinich or Rand or Ron Paul or any of the usual suspects. It's a 42-year-old Vermonter named Dennis Steele, who is running for governor of his state as an open secessionist.

My Political Baptism by Fire: The Riotous Democratic Convention in Chicago, 42 Years Ago This Week

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

With a hot political season to come, I can't help recalling the first major political event I covered 42 years ago this week. It was the infamous Democratic convention in Chicago, when the conflict in the streets turned bloody.

Invitees to President Obama's UT-Austin Speech: Get Out of Afghanistan, War's Failing, Set a Timetable

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Today, President Obama came to my town to give an invite-only speech at the University of Texas. Lacking an invite, I wondered what people with invites had to say about the Afghanistan War.

Can Americans Who Oppose War and Empire Work Together?

Kevin Zeese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

Or will both sides generalize about the worst of the other and allow militarists to win? Senator Lindsay Graham, a war supporting senator from South ...

GRITtv: The F Word: Impossible to Ignore Wikileaks Tape

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

"Well, it's their fault bringing their kids to a battle." Those words, spoken by a faceless soldier, echo from a classified US military video released by the site Wikileaks.org. The release comes on the heals of the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Ryan Grim

Afghan War Vets Patrol Halls Of Congress To Stop Troop Escalation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A little more than two months ago, Brock McIntosh was fighting in Afghanistan, a member of the Army National Guard. This week, he's walking the halls ...