Winter 2009 WIN Magazine Witness Against Torture: The Campaign to Shut Down Guantánamo Edited by Anna Brown, Matthew Daloisio, Michael Foley, Patrick Stanley, and Matthew Vogel Yellow Bike Press, 2008, 164 pages, $15–$25 As the history books are written, few words or places will symbolize the Bush years more than “torture” or Guantánamo. While much … Continue reading Shut it Down
by Eric Stoner and Bryan Farrell November 2008 issue Z Magazine When Israel began imposing economic sanctions and withholding taxes from the occupied territories in response to Hamas’s electoral victory over the ruling Fatah party two years ago, a group of human rights activists from around the globe gathered to discuss what they could do … Continue reading Boats Break the Siege of Gaza
October 27, 2008 issue Indypendent, and a longer version on the Huffington Post "If you don't vote, then you can't complain." So goes a refrain that is reflexively regurgitated to anyone who questions the efficacy of voting. Generally it's accompanied by a smug look, indicating that in their eyes you're hopelessly out of touch with … Continue reading Voting is a Cop-out
October 27, 2008 issue The Indypendent; Also published in Fall 2008 Issue of WIN Magazine While hundreds gathered to welcome the return of the U.S.S. Intrepid to its west Manhattan pier Oct. 2, not everyone present was there to celebrate. More than a dozen peace activists carried banners and handed out fliers along the waterfront … Continue reading ‘Obscene Monument to War’ Returns to NYC
October 2, 2007 Huffington Post While recent polls reveal that 60 to 70 percent of Americans have soured on the war in Iraq, most of these people should not be mistakenly labeled "antiwar." Many of those calling for the troops to come home could more properly be called "anti-this-war." "We never should have gone into … Continue reading So You Think You’re Antiwar?
September 19, 2007 Huffington Post In the United States, where the vast majority of the population (82 percent according to a recent Newsweek poll) identify themselves as Christians, one of the most important steps we can all take to ending not only the war in Iraq, but all war, is to remind people of faith … Continue reading Living by the Sword
August 31, 2007 Huffington Post, and a shorter op-ed version was published in: Topeka Capital Journal, KS; The Mirror, NV; Asheville Citizen-Times, NC; The Daily Journal, MN; Portland Observer, OR; Tri-County Press, WI. Distributed by Minuteman Media. With the U.S. consuming a quarter of the world's petroleum, President Bush courageously admitted the obvious during … Continue reading Bush’s Crude Intentions in Iraq