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April 4th, 2005

Student Protest Prevents CIA Recruiting Event at New York University; Antiwar Students Hope to Halt Unique CIA College Marketing Effort at NYU

Press release issed by students at NYU: A planned CIA recruiting event at New York University (NYU) was cancelled after the Campus Antiwar Network (CAN) called a protest demanding the CIA abandon its recruiting program at NYU. 20 hours before the recruiting event was scheduled to begin, its organizers sent ... continue reading

March 15th, 2005

Group to stage anti-war march

By Deborah S. Morris / Newsday Anti-war groups are putting the finishing touches on plans to take to city streets on Saturday, the second anniversary of the Iraq war's launch. The War Resistors League plans to rally, march and block the entrances to three military recruitment centers across the city ... continue reading

March 11th, 2005

Students Protest Military Recruitment

By Lachlan Maclean and William Roller / SFSU Golden Gate XPress U.S. military recruiters left a campus career fair an hour early on March 9 after extensive student demonstrations for and against military recruitment. Over 100 students surrounded U.S. Air Force and Army Corps of Engineers recruiters’ tables at the ... continue reading

March 5th, 2005

URI Faculty Considers Banning Military Recruiters On Campus

Professor Says School, Military Policies Are At Odds News Channel 10 SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. -- A faculty member at the University of Rhode Island says military recruiters should not be welcome at the school. News Channel 10's Mario Hilario reported that the debate will be taking shape in the next ... continue reading

March 5th, 2005

High school students win right to counter-recruitment table

By Farheen Hakeem / Twin Cities Pulse School was letting out on a cold but sunny afternoon last Wednesday at Kennedy High School in Bloomington, and lingering around the exit doors were dozens of teenagers laughing, shouting and throwing snowballs. It did not seem like a center of controversy, until ... continue reading

March 1st, 2005

Recruiter accused of sex assaults; Counts against guardsman involve 6 young women

By James A. Gillaspy and Dan McFeely / Indianapolis Star NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- Investigators say he picked out teens and young women with backgrounds that made them vulnerable to authority. As a military recruiter, he had access to personal information, making the quest easier. Indiana National Guard Sgt. Eric P. ... continue reading

March 1st, 2005

Protest of military spurs arrest

By Heather Kays / Herald News WAYNE - William Paterson University student Thomas Keenan was arrested and charged with defiant trespass after handing out fliers opposing military recruitment Monday afternoon. A small group of students had gathered in the campus's Atrium building around noon to protest student recruitment on campus ... continue reading

February 27th, 2005

Military recruiters violate bias ban, school board says

By Jesse J. Smith / Daily Freeman NEW PALTZ - School board members say that there is a conflict between a federal law that requires military recruiters to be given access to high schools and the district's non-discrimination policy, which bars any group that practices discrimination based upon - among ... continue reading

January 4th, 2005

Military's test at high schools brings a salvo of concerns

By Liz F. Kay / Baltimore Sun A few days before her holiday break, South River High School junior Emily Hawse took a three-hour standardized test offered by military officials that suggests possible careers for students while helping to identify promising recruits. Hawse, 16, of Davidsonville said she did not ... continue reading

November 29th, 2004

Military Recruiters Target Schools Strategically

By Charlie Savage / Boston Globe POMFRET, Md. -- Military recruiting saturates life at McDonough High, a working-class public school where recruiters chaperon dances, students in a junior ROTC class learn drills from a retired sergeant major in uniform, and every prospect gets called at least six times by the ... continue reading

November 21st, 2004

Activists United In Call To End Iraq War

By Ann Marie Somma / The Hartford Courant NEW BRITAIN -- Empire-building. Occupation. Pre-emptive warfare. The war in Iraq was called many things Saturday, but the goal of the 200 anti-war activists gathered at Central Connecticut State University was the same. "End the Occupation of Iraq and Bring the Troops ... continue reading

November 20th, 2004

Wisconsin -- Police arrest 4 sit-in protesters

By James Davison / The Badger Herald Four University of Wisconsin students were arrested and charged with unlawful trespassing Thursday following a sit-in protest at the U.S. Army Military Recruitment Station in University Square. The anti-war protest, which drew between 35 and 50 protesters outside the office, sought to bring ... continue reading

November 19th, 2004


Last Friday the Must Read linked to a story about 13 year old Lauren Rainey whose life was in danger after Alabama Medicaid threatened to terminate her nursing care. We also included the phone number for Alabama's Medicaid office so you could share your thoughts with them. Well, WPMI in ... continue reading

November 6th, 2004

Antiwar Movement; Colorado students occupy high school to protest war, Bush policies

By David Walsh / Axis of Logic Some 85 students opposed to the war and disturbed by the general direction of American life occupied Boulder High School in Colorado November 4, before leaving peacefully the next morning. The students told reporters they were disgusted with the Bush administration’s policies, in ... continue reading

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Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
9:08 PM
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
10:07 AM
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
6:48 PM
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
8:39 PM
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? Ray McGovern Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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