27 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Fighting Against Women’s Oppression All Over Again

I’ve such a horrible case of déjà vu right now. Anyone else remember how the oppression of women in Afganistan was used as a polemic and rhetorical device to justify the occupation of the country and distinguish between “us” and “them?” Of course, taking nothing away from this woman, my statement does not mean that […]

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20 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

When is the Last Time Bombing A Country Freed People?

I have a question. When is the last time bombing a country with Tomahawk missiles freed a people? Was it in Vietnam, Korea, the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq? Frankly, I have no idea what is going on in Libya. Qaddhafi claims the uprising is Al-Qaeda forces. The “rebels” — who are religious but claim not to […]

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25 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

"If war breaks out between India and Pakistan, who would you support?"

It wasn’t a serious question. It wasn’t something that he had considered. It was a hypothetical statement, maybe made in jest to get some conversation going with an otherwise quiet companion. I considered it for a second and answered: “First, that won’t happen. Second, I would be really devastated.” We dropped the subject and moved […]

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09 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Biking against the War in Iraq

Yep, so who else is up to this? I will probably do the one in Downtown SF. Details on the two actions below. All info available at actagainstwar.net or email us about bike stuff at dasw-bikes@googlegroups.com Meeting for cyclists Sunday 3/9 2pm at the Blue House (3208 Shattuck at Woolsey, Berkeley, Ashby Bart) This is […]

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