DOES IRAN PRESIDENT WANT ISRAEL WIPED OFF THE MAP

Traprock Homepage DOES IRAN’S PRESIDENT WANT ISRAEL WIPED OFF THE MAP AND DOES HE DENY THE HOLOCAUST? AN ANALYSIS OF RHETORIC IN MEDIA ON ITS WAY TO WAR AGAINST IRAN – COMMENTING ON THE ALLEGED STATEMENTS OF IRAN’S PRESIDENT AHMADINEJAD Authors: Anneliese Fikentscher and Andreas Neumann (Germany), Translation to English: Erik Appleby Bush frankly speaks… Continue reading DOES IRAN PRESIDENT WANT ISRAEL WIPED OFF THE MAP

Antiwar Petition and Talking Points on Iran

Traprock Homepage Bush is considering a nuclear strike on Iran – what are we going to do about it? Friends, Seymour Hersh reports in The New Yorker that President Bush is considering using nuclear weapons as part of a U.S. military strike against Iran. See http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/060417fa_fact Despite the disaster in Iraq, there has been almost… Continue reading Antiwar Petition and Talking Points on Iran

Veterans and Survivors March – Mobile To New Orleans

Traprock Homepage See Ward Reilly’s entire photo album (185 photos) Veterans-Survivors March…Mobile To New Orleans Beauty Defined In Epic Action by Ward Reilly Dave Cline of VVAW and VFP called me, and a few others, back in December, and asked what I/we thought about organizing a march along the (Katrina-affected) Gulf Coast, to commemorate the… Continue reading Veterans and Survivors March – Mobile To New Orleans

Seven Months After Katrina

Traprock Homepage March 28, 2006 Seven Months After Katrina: Sleeping in Your Car in Front of Your Trailer in Front of Your Devastated Home, Tales of Lunacy and Hope from New Orleans By Bill Quigley. Bill Quigley is a law professor at Loyola University New Orleans. His email address is Quigley@loyno.edu In New Orleans, seven… Continue reading Seven Months After Katrina

Manifestasyon Yo

Traprock Homepage By Steve Werlin The Creole word for a demonstration is “manifestasyon”. It’s the word used to describe the times that people take to the streets to protest. They might be objecting to the murder of a popular figure or the high price of various commodities or the firing of a university official or… Continue reading Manifestasyon Yo

An Election After All

Traprock Homepage By Steve Werlin Over the course of the last weeks in January, it began to seem increasingly likely that there would be an election in Haiti. This is an odd claim for an American to make. The regularity of our own democratic processes means that the question as to whether they’ll be an… Continue reading An Election After All

Guardians of Power – Exclusive interview with Media Lens editors David Edwards and David Cromwell By Gabriele Zamparini

Traprock Homepage “Guardians of Power. The Myth of the Liberal Media” is a new book by David Edwards and David Cromwell, the two editors of Media Lens, an excellent watchdog “correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media”. According to Noam Chomsky “Regular critical analysis of the media, filling crucial gaps and correcting the… Continue reading Guardians of Power – Exclusive interview with Media Lens editors David Edwards and David Cromwell By Gabriele Zamparini

Is it only Bush’s Fault?

Traprock Homepage From a June 20, 2003 commentary by Charles Jenks Senator John Kerry Speaks Out – He Was ‘Misled’ Senator John Kerry says he – in fact “every one of us” – was misled by President Bush concerning Iraq having weapons of mass destruction. And he says the deception is one reason he is… Continue reading Is it only Bush’s Fault?

Liberation and Deliverance

Traprock Homepage Liberation and Deliverance By Kathy Kelly (An interview with Kathy Kelly and fellow prisoner Dave Corcoran, on the day that she reported to prison for 4 months – reprinted with permission from http://www.vitw.org) Barely a week goes by when I don’t think about the nuns who were so much a part of my… Continue reading Liberation and Deliverance

Condemning racism and the suggestion that genocide is an option

Traprock Homepage October 7, 2005 by Charles Jenks William Bennett, in his eye popping statement that aborting all black fetus’s would lower the crime rate, has been rightly condemned for racism. It’s amazing and revealing that he would think that genocide, which is the most grievous crime under international law, would lower crime. The paradox… Continue reading Condemning racism and the suggestion that genocide is an option

Death of Orleans Parish?

Traprock Homepage September 5, 2005 by Charles Jenks Has there been a week when so many in the US have had the worst week of their lives? I grieve for the people of the entire Gulf Coast region, but focus here on Orleans Parish because, in my opinion, it has been attacked, and hundreds if… Continue reading Death of Orleans Parish?