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Dick Cheney & Torture Team Laugh It Off!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

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Dick Cheney & Torture Team Laugh It Off! “They’re wrong. Waterboarding is torture,” Obama said. “Anybody who has actually read about and understands the practice of waterboarding would say that that is torture. And that’s not something we do — period.” –Laura MacInnis, Reuters In March 2008, hundreds gathered in Washington DC for the Winter [...]

Iraq struggle continues!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

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When US Labor Against the War (USLAW) learned that Iraqi unions had been invited to attend last months AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles, but were offered no financial assistance to travel, a decision was made to use USLAW Labor Solidarity Fund resources to underwrite the expenses of at least one union leader.  USLAW decided to [...]

10 years later, U.S. veterans and Iraqis demand the Right to Heal

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Marking the 10th anniversary of the “Shock and Awe” invasion of Iraq, U.S. Veterans, Iraqi human rights organizations and their allies launched the Right to Heal initiative today in front of the White House. Speakers, which included both U.S. veterans and Iraqis, focused on the rights of everyone on all sides of this conflict, especially [...]

CODEPINK: Veterans and Government Officials Sign Letter Rejecting Nomination of Brennan as Director of the CIA

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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  A Call from Former Military Personnel and Government Officials to Reject Nomination of John Brennan as Director of the CIA     As former military personnel and government officials, we are deeply concerned about the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. As President Obama’s current counterterrorism advisor, Brennan has been the mastermind behind [...]

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