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Weisbrot: Give Peace A Chance
May 05, 1999
How long can NATO continue bombing Yugoslavia? The Clinton administration's answer so far has been, "as long as it takes" for Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to capitulate to its demands.
Wise: Famous Last Words
Apr 24, 1999
Every now and then a lesson comes easy. Other times we learn things by accident, if at all. And inevitably it seems, the lessons that matter most, often come from the least likely sources, and at the most inopportune moments.
Weisbrot: The Debacle in Kosovo
Apr 08, 1999
The bombing of Yugoslavia is turning out to be a foreign policy debacle of disastrous proportions, yet most of the chattering class insists that we can turn things around if we only commit more troops. We have heard that before.
Wise: White America's Dirty Little Secrets
Apr 01, 1999
Sometimes itÕs best to just tell the truth. Even when it makes folks angry. In fact, particularly then, because itÕs at precisely those times that the truth is obviously most in need of being spokenÐotherwise resistance to it probably wouldnÕt be so strid
Wise: Kill First, Ask Questions Later
Mar 15, 1999
It's been nearly four decades since the last execution in Tennessee. During that time, my state has resisted boarding the killing train engineered by folks in places like Florida and Texas, where execution has been refined to a near science, applied with
Anyone who does political analysis, advocacy or organizing knows that folks on all sides of an issue have "numbers." Trotting out statistics to prove one's point about something is a well-accepted practice, and yet rarely do we stop to think about what ce
Weisbrot: Keep Hope Alive
Mar 02, 1999
Who says one person can't make a difference? Jesse Jackson, Jr. has shaken things up in Congress by taking on the establishment and offering a bold alternative to our shameful foreign economic policy in Africa.