Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
SCOTT MERZBACH - Daily Hampshire Gazette
AMHERST - Town Meeting members will be asked to endorse a resolution aimed at pressuring national leaders to bring the money now being spent on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan back to local communities. Ruth Hooke, a Town Meeting member, said Tuesday that the "Bring the War Dollars Home" petition ...
- The Mountain
Before we answer the question posed above, it is vitally important to understand that those within the radical left wing movement in America today no longer call themselves "socialists" or "communists" (or even "liberals" in some cases).
Georgiy Voloshin - Foreign Policy Journal
US President Barack Obama's August 31 speech, in which he announced the long-awaited drawdown of US combat troops in Iraq in line with his previous statements made all throughout his presidential campaign, came about as a logical outcome of what has been the electoral promise and a great hope. Looking ...
Laurie Thomas - Daily Record
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Braden Goyette - The Nation
We've already spent a trillion dollars on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the meantime, education budgets are being slashed in schools like this one: [media image] You're more plugged into the communities you grew up in than policymakers in Washington—and The American Friends Service Committee and National Priorities ...
- Daily Hampshire Gazette
Jack Mulcaire - The Occidental Weekly
On Aug. 19, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the official U.S. combat mission in Iraq, came to an end, according to President Obama in his speech at the end of last month. The 4th Stryker Brigade of the 2nd Infantry Division crossed the border from Iraq into Kuwait, retracing the same route ...
David Abel - The Boston Globe
NORTHAMPTON — Authorities dragged the short woman with white hair out of her congressman's Springfield office while she protested the Iraq war. She spent a month in federal prison after painting "Thou shalt not kill'' on missile tubes of nuclear submarines in Connecticut. She has been arrested nine times for ...
Ilze Petersons - Bangor Daily News
On the ninth anniversary of 9-11, I recall the disbelief, shock, anger, fear and sadness I felt when I heard of the 3,000 people killed as terrorists used airplanes as weapons to attack the World Trade Center. I remember how important it was for me to be able to share ...
Carlton Purvis - South Carolina Now
Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Tom Clements says he would like to see money that comes into South Carolina applied more responsibly to address South Carolina's high jobless rate.