My friend Leo was arrested

My friend Leo was arrested along with others protesting at the local National Guard Recruiting station yesterday. His picture was on the front page of the Reformer. Hannah and I talked about it briefly, she’s worried about what his son thinks, I tried to explain that sometimes good people are arrested for doing the right thing. Meanwhile, a friend of hers at school doesn’t want her to mail the protest letter she wrote to President Bush because “someone might come get you.” AIYY!
Peace activists are not giving up, even if they are considering how to shift gears.
As war comes: Plan B for the anti-war movement by Paul Loeb and Geov Parrish
A radio interview today, on the Jefferson Exchange, with Jim Rough, author of Society’s Breakthrough.
Just War — or a Just War? by Jimmy Carter. (Although Noam Chomsky “think[s], legally speaking, there’s a very solid case for impeaching every American president since the Second World War. They’ve all been either outright war criminals or involved in serious war crimes” (p. 32). (More on Noam below.)
More sites with historical perspectives:
Addicted to War by Joel Andreas
Essays by S. Brian Willson
The Railroad Barons Are Back – And This Time They’ll Finish the Job
by Thom Hartmann
More organizations:
Democracy Now
School of Americas Watch
Free Speech on the Web (and TV)
Office of the Americas for Peace and Justice
International Action Center
Voices in the Wilderness

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