pm, Wednesday, June 2, 2004
Genesis House, 6018 Delmar, just east of Skinker
US news media focus on the outrageous torture of Iraqi prisoners by
US military and mercenaries, they sidestep the primary purpose of the
war: to enable global corporations to plunder oil.
of US Vietnam War vets know that soldiers
returning from Iraq will suffer a similar postwar trauma, but the
effects of a new poison will be even more persistant than Agent Orange.
"Depleted" uranium (DU), used extensively in Iraq, will damage
both soldiers and civilians for generations to come.
after the February 29 overthrow of democratically elected President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide by "rebels," who many think were armed
by the US, terror and human rights violations appear to be escalating.
in Iraq and terror in Haiti are results of a US foreign policy that
sponsors death squads, supports brutal regimes, and wages unnecessary
wars. It requires as strongly an organized opposition today as did Vietnam
Harold Compere, President, Concerned Haitians and Friends; exploring
historical struggles of Haiti to be free of imperial domination
Betsy Reznicek, Instead of War coalition; update on oppositionto
the War for Iraqi Oil.
Dawn Rubbert, St. Louis Friends; how conscientious objectors
are resisting war propaganda.
Willie Marshall, Vietnam War era veteran; what the Vietnam War
meant to Black veterans and what veterans can expect today.
by the Gateway Green Alliance and Universal African People's Organization.
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