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Znet Article, May, 08 2003
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The U.S. Department of State's American Bureau of Consular Affairs decided that "based on all relevant information," there are areas in the world that pose "significant risks to the security of American travelers." The danger of "anti-American vi...
Znet Article, April, 30 2003
Chomsky's ZSpace page
It is widely argued that the September 11 terrorist attacks have changed the world dramatically, that nothing will be the same as the world enters into a new and frightening â€œage of terrorâ€â€”the title of a collection of acad...
Znet Article, April, 25 2003
Weisbrot's ZSpace page
With the war in Iraq receding from the media spotlight, the Bush Administration is now turning some attention to our traditional "back yard" of Latin America. U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow has just completed a visit to Brazil, Ecuador, and ...
Commentary, April, 24 2003
Mondragon's ZSpace page
Here is a state used by an imperial power to impose its order in a region. In every sphere, with every dollar of military aid it receives from the US, the Colombian state is heading down this route. And it's in this sense that researchers from Ven...
Znet Article, April, 24 2003
Bricmont's ZSpace page
The slogan was repeated around the world: "no blood for oil". But blood and oil have flowed together for a long time. From the betrayal of the Arab world by the French and the British following the fall of the Turkish empire in 1917 to the latest ...
Znet Article, April, 14 2003
Jensen's ZSpace page
The U.S. attack on Iraqi has brought the collapse of Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, which is cause for celebration. For the first time in at least 35 years, the conditions could exist for Iraqis to chart their own destiny. Now the United States ...
Znet Article, April, 03 2003
Podur's ZSpace page
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced on Venezuelan radio on March 31 that: "A short while ago, I ordered an air force operation and we bombed an area where we detected the presence of a group" of Colombian irregular forces along the border.&...
Znet Article, April, 02 2003
Stokes's ZSpace page
The conventional understanding of US Cold War policy in Latin America portrays a defensive and reactive posture on the part of the US. The 'containment doctrine' is popularly understood to have been the US's core Cold War Grand Strategy and allege...
Znet Article, March, 20 2003
Mahajan's ZSpace page
Last night, our president announced a war to the nation and the world. Let us be clear about what this war is and what it is not. This war is not the result of a failure of diplomacy. This war is not a pre-emptive war. This war is not about wea...
Znet Article, March, 19 2003
Shalom's ZSpace page
The onset of war does not negate the unprecedented antiwar activism in recent weeks and months, nor does it provide reason to diminish our efforts. Quite the contrary. Struggle for change should not be apocalyptic. The task is to steadily amass g...
Znet Article, March, 18 2003
Podur's ZSpace page
The Empire is not Invincible
Znet Article, March, 09 2003
Podur's ZSpace page
Jennifer Loewenstein recently wrote I've said it myself many times. I need a break from this awful business I can't watch any more news about Iraq or Palestine. I'm dreading this bloody war and want an escape. Spare me the euphemisms and lies, ...
Znet Article, March, 04 2003
Engler's ZSpace page
On February 20th in Montreal the Student Society of McGill University had its first-ever successful general assembly. What was it that brought hundreds of McGill students together? A desire to hold a campus-wide strike against the pending war in I...
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, ...
Znet Article, February, 09 2003
Vera-zavala's ZSpace page
When I listened to Lula speak at the World Social Forum I was moved and cried. I wish he had not come. For the first time since the Zapatista uprising, the MAI victory and Seattle the movement has taken a step back. The first steps have been tak...
Znet Article, February, 03 2003
Klein's ZSpace page
The key word at this year's World Social Forum, held this week in Porto Alegre, Brazil, was "big". Big attendance: more than 100,000 delegates in all. Big speeches: more than 15,000 crammed in to see Noam Chomsky. And most of all, big men. Luiz In...
Znet Article, January, 28 2003
Roy's ZSpace page
I've been asked to speak about "How to confront Empire?" It's a huge question, and I have no easy answers. When we speak of confronting "Empire," we need to identify what "Empire" means. Does it mean the U.S. Government (and its European satelli...
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...
Znet Article, January, 16 2003
Pilger's ZSpace page
Socialist Worker has compiled an excellent anti war q&a based on interviews conducted with many different voices of the anti-war movement. Norman Solomon: Scene of a war crime to come You were recently in Baghdad. What do you think of the Bu...