On March 19, 2003, the United States led a dubious invasion of Iraq, beginning an eight-year occupation that would topple a longtime..
On This Day
“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”– Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Riverside Church, New York City, April 4, 1967
I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight because my conscience leaves me no other choice. I join with you in this meeting..
On March 16, 2003, American peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer while attempting to prevent..
On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing millions of blacks from the cruel bondage of..
‘On This Day’ 1975: Gerald Ford & Henry Kissinger Green-Light Suharto’s Genocidal East Timor Invasion
Our story begins in 1965, when a US-backed military coup overthrew Sukarno, hero of Indonesia’s independence struggle against Dutch..
December 6, 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the Dos Erres massacre, in which US-backed Guatemalan elite troops tortured, raped and..
The radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has arrived in the United States to face terrorism charges after being extradited from the..
On a balmy October afternoon in 1976, a DC-8 commercial jetliner carrying 73 passengers, many of them teenagers who had just won gold..
On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. On May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate Nakba Day. “Nakba” means..
Angola 3 ‘Political Prisoners’ Herman Wallace & Albert Woodfox Mark 40 Years of Solitary Confinement in Louisiana’s Notorious Angola Prison
For the better part of the last 40 years, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have been locked away in soul-crushing, mind-destroying..