Blackwater Mercenaries Granted Immunity During Inquiry

Security guards from a private U.S. military contractor involved in a shooting incident in Iraq have been granted immunity by State Department investigators.

Support Striking Appalachian Nurses

Nurses in Kentucky and West Virginia have been on strike for nearly a month. Please take action by contacting the President/CEO of the Appalachian Regional Health Systems and telling him to negotiate a fair contract with the nurses.


Why We Torture: Martha Nussbaum on Zimbardo's 'The Lucifer Effect'

Philip Zimbardo is the psychologist who carried out the Stanford Prison Experiment [SPE] in 1971. He has published a book about the lessons to be learned from that experiment and others. The book is “The Lucifer Effect: How Good People Turn Evil.”


Jonesborough Justice

Of the eleven major peace rallies organized around the country by United for Peace and Justice last Saturday the smallest and most unusual took place in Jonesborough, Tennessee.


Address by Mayor Ross C. “Rocky” Anderson on October 27, 2007

In the case of the majority of Congress, it means electing people who are diligent enough to learn the facts, including reading available National Intelligence Estimates, before voting to go to war. It means electing to Congress men and women who will jealously guard Congress’s sole prerogative to declare war.


They’re Going After Planned Parenthood: Phill Kline, Robert Novak, and the Right Wing

Over the last few weeks, we have seen a series of stepped-up attacks on Planned Parenthood from far-right organizations, their allies on Capitol Hill and in the conservative media.


Georgia: Agnes Scott College Workers Protest for Living Wages

About 50 students, faculty members, staff members of Agnes Scott College, and other concerned community activists gathered on campus Friday, October 26, 2007, to ask the Agnes Scott College Board of Trustees to institute living wages for all staff members.


Depleted Uranium and Depleted Democracy

There are those who think Congress should keep shelling out our grandchildren's money to continue our occupation of Iraq, and there are those who think Congress should pass a bill opposing the occupation.


Atlanta: HUD Civil Rights Investigation of AHA Continues

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has officially processed two complaints made by resident association leaders, Diane Wright and Shirley Hightower, of Hollywood Courts and Bowen Homes public housing communities.

Dollar to Take a Dive, says IMF Head

IMF (International Monetary Fund) director, Rodrigo Rato, forecast that the dollar is due for a disorganized and pronounced fall.

1 2 3 4 58