Eric Ruder on the weak antiwar movement

Original article in Socialist Worker Why is the antiwar movement so weak? October 12, 2007 ERIC RUDER analyzes the state of the national antiwar struggle and what lies ahead. SINCE THE start of the Iraq war, antiwar sentiment has grown dramatically in the U.S. In 2003, 23 percent of the U.S. population thought the U.S.… Continue reading Eric Ruder on the weak antiwar movement

Cindy Sheehan’s Heartbreaking Conclusion

[Ed. Note: This writer (Charles Jenks) fully agrees with Cindy Sheehan about the peace movement. It too often works at cross purposes, and is beset by turf defending and sectarianism. I also believe that partisan politics has failed the American people, the Iraqi people and the people of the world. The Iraq War is a… Continue reading Cindy Sheehan’s Heartbreaking Conclusion

Frances Crowe – Blow up Balloons Not Bombs

On Mother’s Day – May 13, 2007 – Frances Crowe tells story from a previous Mother’s Day protest of 25 years ago. She was speaking with Sunny Miller, Executive Director of Traprock Peace Center. Frances Crowe is a prominent peace organizer and pacifist. She was a co-founder of Traprock Peace Center. She urges Traprock to… Continue reading Frances Crowe – Blow up Balloons Not Bombs

Four Dead in Ohio

Four Dead in Ohio Cindy Sheehan May 4th, 2007 will be the 37th year since the Kent State, Ohio, massacre where four anti-war protesters were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during a protest against Richard Nixon’s announced escalation in Vietnam. On that day in 1970, anti-Vietnam war sentiment in the entire nation was high as… Continue reading Four Dead in Ohio