A letter from Ron Kovic to young veterans and GIs

The following is a personal appeal from Ron Kovic, Vietnam War veteran and author of Born on the Fourth of July, to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and active-duty service members.

Video: Brian Becker discusses hostilities against North Korea on RT television

Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, explains that U.S. naval exercises near the Korean peninsula in the Yellow Sea are meant to provoke and escalate tension in the region, creating the possibility of a catastrophic war.

Demonstrators across the country demand: “No New Korean War!”

Activists mobilized from coast to coast for emergency demonstrations in response to the the latest escalation of hostilities in the Korean Peninsula.

No New Korean War!

The Obama administration and its South Korean client government led by the rabidly anti-communist President Lee Myung-bak are blaming the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) for the latest escalation of hostilities in the Korean Peninsula.

Protest U.S./NATO War in Afghanistan on 9th Anniversary of Invasion

Join us on Oct. 6 to say NO to war, racism and all bigotry, and YES to meeting the needs of the people!

Is the Iraq war over?

The Pentagon arranged a photo-op convoy of armored vehicles crossing the Iraqi border into Kuwait—a symbolic convoy of the “last combat brigade” exiting the country. With that, we are told by Washington, we have seen the end of the war in Iraq. But is that really the case?

More U.S. troops die in Afghanistan under Obama than under Bush

Since President Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009, 577 U.S. troops have perished there. In just 19 months, the Afghan war under Obama has claimed more U.S. lives than the previous administration’s entire 88-month quagmire.

San Francisco Labor Council passes resolution in support of Bradley Manning

The San Francisco Labor Council has just passed a resolution in support of Iraq war veteran and accused whistleblower Bradley Manning. This important development comes on the heels of a demonstration this past Sunday outside of the Quantico Marine Base in Virginia, where Manning is being held.

SB 1070 court ruling: An "important but partial victory"

Without the mobilization of people in the streets throughout the country, the reactionary and racist forces that pushed this law through in Arizona would have succeeded.

Hyatt hit with protests in 15 cities across North America

On July 22, more than 1,500 hotel workers and their supporters marched from the Four Seasons in downtown San Francisco to the Grand Hyatt in protest against the hotel management for refusing to negotiate a decent contract.


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