Along with hundreds of supporters, veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Korea, WWII and more marched solemnly from a rally in Lafayette Park to the fence immediately in front of the White House, refusing to leave.
Since the ANSWER Coalition was formed, our Bay Area office has been located at 2489 Mission Street in San Francisco. The office has served us well, but we have outgrown it and it is limiting our potential for growth. Now we have taken a long-term lease on a much larger space, at a comparable rent.
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.
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.
Activists mobilized from coast to coast for emergency demonstrations in response to the the latest escalation of hostilities in the Korean Peninsula.
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.
Join us on Oct. 6 to say NO to war, racism and all bigotry, and YES to meeting the needs of the people!
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?
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.
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.