by Rae Abileah As the sun set on June 9th, nearly 2,000 walkers in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s 18-mile Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk took off down the grassy path toward the Golden Gate Bridge along the promenade that hugs the bay. The view was not only stunning but also poignant: as [...]
By Janet Weil, CODEPINK Note: This rally in San Francisco was one of over 70 around North America. NYC, DC, Houston, Austin, Dallas, Nashville, and Los Angeles also had CODEPINK presences at No War on Iran rallies (see pics from NYC here). No War on Iran. DUH. No kidding! Code Pink has been working for [...]
Just yesterday, an Iranian cleric was saying that promiscuous Iranian women cause earthquakes. He may have misstated the particular natural disaster. An asylum seeker in Britain, Bita Ghaedi, conducted a hunger strike for more than a month because she was terrified of being tortured and killed if she is forced to return to Iran. Yet, [...]
Hmm, judging by the near silence from the mainstream media, apparently no one seems too freaked out that the UNITED STATES IS FIRING MISSILES IN CALIFORNIA. Not even missiles for our own “security.” They’re test missiles, partially funded by the U.S., FOR ISRAEL TO FIRE AT IRAN (“preemptively,” of course). Crazy talk? Nope.