Ron Kaye: The conversation that started in Pasadena is long overdue. The failure of locking people for long sentences in overcrowded conditions without effective rehabilitation and support programs was clear a long time ago.
Georgianne Nienaber: God may be sleeping, but the international community is now conscious of the impdending massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Walter Brasch: In a vicious letter to its members and the media, the NRA stated that national animal rights extremists, whom they have also called radicals, are trying to ban what they call a “longstanding traditional shooting sport.”
David Love: In many ways, the handling of the flotilla tragedy mirrors Israel’s policy of Occupation of the Palestinian territories: inhumane treatment and a disproportionate use of force against those who have been labeled as terrorists.
“It ain’t right,” the man with the soft, desert cowboy drawl says slowly into the phone. “These folks are human beings and he treats ‘em like swine. Well, actually, Joe treats everyone who ain’t white and rich like swine.” ”Here in Maricopa County, he thinks it’s a crime to be poor or have brown skin […]
CODEPINK Women For Peace will be traveling to Gaza on March 6th. The purpose of their mission is to provide “humanitarian and emotional support to women and women’s organizations and exert pressure on US, Egyptian and Israeli governments to lift the blockade and promote peace and human rights in the region.” In advance of their […]