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textAfghan invasion - the truth comes out! by ...
If anyone thought Washington's immediate focus on invading Afghanistan was an irrational response to the WTC disaster, this may explain it. Let's make sure this story gets to all our elected officials as well as to the public....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2001 11:03AM
textAd for peace in North Carolina paper by Sean Marquis
The folowing is the text of a half-page ad placed in The Candidates' Forum** in Asheville, North Carolina....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2001 10:42AM
textU.S. Payback by Victor Glover
editorial - questions behind wtc attacks. page and 1/2....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2001 3:06AM
textBIN LADEN HAS TIES TO BUSH!!!!!! by anon
Guess where Dubya has been getting some of the funding he needs to ascend in the business world (his english skills couldn't hack it for him)- Osama Bin Laden's DAD!!! Strange bedfellows....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2001 1:32AM
textUS Rep Barbara Lee: Why I voted for peace. by Jaguar Johnny
Barbara Lee, D., East SF Bay, was the ONLY US house member to vote for peace and against giving George Bush unlimited power. Interview by Dennis Bernstein, KPFA Flashpoints Radio Sept 17, 2001...
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 11:34PM
textBin Laden, US' own creation, becomes its enemy no 1 by Chidanand Rajghatta
Osama Bin Laden, the Saudi millionaire-turned-renegade charged with international terrorism, bears a striking similarity to the late Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. The resemblance is more than just facial. Like Bhindranwale, Bin Laden was created by the very forces which are now seeking to destroy him....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 10:45PM
textColin Powell Reveals $43 Million in New Aid to Afghans by Colin L. Powell
Good morning, everyone. Afghanistan is in crisis. After more than 20 years of war, and now the third year of a devastating drought, the country is on the verge of a widespread famine. Nearly 4 million Afghans are at risk. If the international community does not take immediate action, countless deaths and terrible tragedy are certain to follow....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 10:34PM
textFIGHTING TERRORISM BY UNDERSTANDING by Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D.
Deep thinking analysis of the psychological roots of terrorism by the head of the American Psychological Assn....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 9:23PM
textSick Shelby Steele Says Civil Rights = Terrorism by Alex Walker
SHELBY STEELE, oft-quoted celebrity Black "conservative" declared in today's Wall Street Journal that the noble and heroic civil rights movement in the U.S. is the moral equivalent of Middle Eastern terrorism!...
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 7:12PM
textFlashpoints Monday 9/17: hate crimes; Barbara Lee; Afghan folk speak by Jaguar Johnny
Flashpoints Monday 9/17: hate crimes; Barbara Lee; Afghan folk speak (link to audio in full text below)...
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 6:46PM
textMy Flag by Mark Lipman
This is an article that I wrote, dealing with patriotism and what America, and especially the American flag, means to me....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 6:30PM
textActions in Santa Cruz - Tuesday March and Wednesday Forum by Joe Rigney
Actions and forums are being organized in Santa Cruz. On Tuesday, there will be a Walk for all of the Victims of Violence over highway 17. On Wednesday, there will be a community forum at 7:30 at the Pacific Cultural Center in Seabright....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 5:12PM
textColorLines on Sept 11 by anon reposter
In the wake of Tuesday's tragedy, all of us are struggling to sort through many emotions and thoughts to find a way forward. We share the following letter, a personal correspondence between ColorLines Editor Bob Wing and a friend, in hopes that it might contribute to the ongoing discussion....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 4:33PM
textfwd: IMF, World Bank Cancel Meetings in DC by Martin Crutsinger, Washington Post
The IMF and World Bank have cancelled their annual meeting in DC this year, stating their wish not to burden American security forces in light of the WTC attack....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 4:27PM
textThe bloody Jordan river now flows through America by By Gary Kamiya (salon.com)
There will be no peace for the U.S. until we convince Israel to make peace with the Palestinians....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 3:55PM
textHold the Vision, by Starhawk by SF IMC repost
Hold the Vision September 14, 2001...
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 3:23PM
textTo Punish Innocent Afghans Would be Immoral by Chris Buckley
This, I think you must agree, is not a voice from a country of dedicated international terrorists or religious fanatics. But it is a voice from the real Afghanistan, unrecognisable from the demonised image we are being urged to accept....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 2:32PM
textZNet's September 11 Talking Points -- Part 2 by Written by Michael Albert and Stephen R. Shal
Questions-and-Answers about the September 11 Calamity, the fallout, and talking points for people on the left....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 2:04PM
textMay 22 2001 LA Times. Bush gave $43 million to Taliban. US is their major funder by 8 million inmates worldwide.
From the May 22, 2001 Los Angeles Times article. " ... the recent gift of $43 million to the Taliban rulers of Afghanistan, the most virulent anti-American violators of human rights in the world today. The gift, announced last Thursday by Secretary of State Colin Powell, in addition to other recent aid, makes the U.S. the main sponsor of the Taliban and rewards that 'rogue regime' for declaring that opium growing is against the will of God."...
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 1:46PM
textIf I Were a Conspiracy Theorist... by Just an Average Person
If I were one of them crazy conspiracy nuts, I might think something like this: The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were carried out by the CIA, in collusion with the President and his "advisors", in order to bring about an inter-related set of objectives....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2001 1:16PM