Can we not be sad together at what that beautiful old dream of Jewish redemption has come to? Can we not grieve the death of innocents? I am sad these days. Can we not at least mourn together? (more…)
George W. Bush may well have been a disaster of a president (in a 2010 Siena College Research Institute survey, 238 presidential scholars ranked Bush among the five “worst ever” presidents in American history), but at least he has the dignity and grace — or shame and humility — to recede from public life with his family and his painting, and not chide and meddle with the current administration as it tries to right his wrong.
Mr. Cheney, meanwhile, is still trying to bend history toward an exoneration of his guilt and an expunging of his record. But history, on this, is stiff, and his record is written in blood. (more…)
With apologies, some August posts are missing because we were hacked by rude …who wanted to belittle Armenians and we have been too busy with other attempts to do with Iran to keep a backup. So basically, next time anyone wants to be rude to any one else…just shoooo and leave us alone. We are a polite peaceful site! (more…)
Iranians longed for change the same way people in the United States, and indeed worldwide, longed for a new beginning after the Bush years. They were tired of an increasingly delusional President who has thrown their country into economic turmoil and portrayed their country as a conflict seeking entity in the Middle East. (more…)
I and dozens of other students, on examining our values, International Law, and what we believe is best for Israel, refused to serve in the Occupied Territories and be a part of a mechanism that suppresses millions of Palestinians. (more…)
In your upcoming meeting with President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia you have an incredible opportunity to set a new course toward a nuclear weapons-free world, an opportunity initially made possible by the end of the Cold War nearly two decades ago. (more…)
We repeat this article in solidarity with the people of Iraq, but also as a THANK YOU note to all those who were active for peace , and thus stopped the next war during the Bush administration , and hopefully – via our continued efforts – also beyond! (more…)