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Znet Article, February, 18 2003
Steele's ZSpace page
Nearly 1.5 million refugees and asylum seekers are likely to try to flee from Iraq, and 30% of the country's children under five "would be at risk of death from malnutrition" in the case of war on Iraq, according to a secret United Nations plannin...
Znet Article, February, 17 2003
Harding's ZSpace page
Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq. A leading figure in Iraq's opposition last night rounded on American plans to install a US military governor in Baghdad to rule post-war Iraq, describing the plans as an 'unmitigated disaster', 'deeply stupid' and a 'm...
Commentary, February, 13 2003
Frieder otto Wolf
Wolf's ZSpace page
Gerhard SchrÃ¶der, Germanyâ€™s Chancellor, wanted to become Chancellor of Germany since long ago. He became Chancellor with a red-green government in 1998, after 16 years of conservative rule. . He wanted to stay Chancellor in 2002. He staye...
Znet Article, February, 13 2003
Granby's ZSpace page
I am a public health physician and a human rights advocate. I have just returned from a 10-day emergency mission to Iraq with other public health experts to assess the vulnerability of the civilian population to another war. I'm also a distinguish...
Commentary, February, 12 2003
Richard Du boff
Du boff's ZSpace page
President Bush has sent to Congress his Budget for fiscal 2004 (starting in October), calling for $2.23 trillion in expenditures and a deficit of $304 billion, compared to $159 billion of red ink last year and a surplus of $127 billion in 2001. Fo...
Znet Article, February, 10 2003
Kolhatkar's ZSpace page
On August 29th 2002 in Little Rock, Arkansas, George W Bush said: "We liberated Afghanistan from the clutches of a barbaric regime... We're liberators, not conquerers here in America"(1). Addressing U.S. troops this January in Fort Hood, Texas, ...
Commentary, February, 07 2003
Clark's ZSpace page
In her Jan. 22 ZNet commentary on nonviolent civil disobedience, "Arresting Disobedience,Ó Jessica Azulay makes a thoughtful contribution to the discussion on resistance, a discussion happening at conceivably the most critical moment in our planet...
Commentary, February, 06 2003
Raptis's ZSpace page
Hate: Religious and Secular
Commentary, February, 04 2003
Herman's ZSpace page
With enough power and chutzpah it is possible for an aggressive and over-armed state to manufacture a crisis and pretend that the crisis lies with the threatened victim rather than with the aggressor state. Today, the United States has not only ma...
Commentary, February, 03 2003
Hoodbhoy's ZSpace page
Street opinion in Pakistan, and probably most Muslim countries, holds that Islam is the sole target of America's new wars. Even moderate Muslims are
Znet Article, February, 03 2003
Solomon's ZSpace page
1) Can you tell ZNet, please, what your new book is about? What is it trying to communicate? The book is primarily an assessment of key lies and omissions in the U.S. government's push toward war on Iraq. The subtitle -- "What the news media didn...
Zmag Article, February, 01 2003
Sargent's ZSpace page
P eople, and you gals. Welcome to Hotel Satire where family values rule. Where Dad’s in charge, Mom and the kids are doing what they’re told, the commies have been defeated, and soo...
Cromwell: Naked Power: How 'benign' Western Politicians And 'objective' Media Lead Whole Nations Into War
Commentary, February, 01 2003
Cromwell's ZSpace page
Never before have our leaders been so naked in all their Machiavellian lust for power and destruction. And growing numbers of the public are beginning to see it. With no 'smoking gun' detected after extensive UN investigations, even using intellig...
Znet Article, January, 31 2003
Ellsberg's ZSpace page
Daniel Ellsberg answers questions on Iraq for Metall (Germany Metalworkers Union newspaper) and Freitag 1. "What threat does Iraq now pose or could pose in the future to essential US objectives in the Middle East or globally?" No threat at all,...
Znet Article, January, 30 2003
Tanter's ZSpace page
The attention of the world is understandably centred on persuading the United States to wait for UN Security Council approval before invading Iraq. Such a resolution might render such a US attack legal under existing international law. More import...
Commentary, January, 29 2003
Prashad's ZSpace page
One of the claims made for the overthrow of Saddam Hussein (leadership change, if not regime change) is that a democratic Iraq beholden to the Bush administration will enable the champions of democracy to lean on the authoritarian Saudi regime in ...
Znet Article, January, 23 2003
Steel's ZSpace page
Has anything ever been such a complete waste of time as these weapons inspections? Does anyone believe that Bush might announce, "Well, we've looked absolutely everywhere and fair's fair, there's nothing there. I didn't think Saddam had it in h...
Znet Article, January, 22 2003
Street's ZSpace page
Beyond Democratic Constraint? It is hard to avoid the chilling conclusion that the corporate plutocrats and arch-imperialists in and around the Bush administration do not think they are required to speak or act with even moderate respect for the...
Commentary, January, 19 2003
Edwards's ZSpace page
The great significance of what Schmidt has to say should be clear - professionals, including media professionals, are +not+ liars. They are people who have been selected and trained to subordinate their capacity for critical thought to a professio...
Commentary, January, 18 2003
Jensen's ZSpace page
"Dear member of the U.S. military: Thank you for defending our freedom,"