Category Archives: HEROES
“Dan Berrigan was a moral giant and the closest thing we have in our society to a prophet.” – Jeremy Scahill Mitchel Cohen writes: I was standing in the back of the jam-packed, magnificent Church of St. Francis Xavier on W. 16th St. in Manhattan Friday for the funeral and “sending off” of liberation theology […]
For years, Arizona Senator John McCain hammered President Obama for failing to exchange prisoners being tortured in Guantanamo for American POW Bowe Bergdahl, imprisoned in Afghanistan. Now that the President has finally done so (after years of trivial squabbling while Bergdahl as well as the so-called “enemy combatants” wasted away in prison), Sen. McCain flip-flops […]
WBAI radio’s Robert Knight writes: Wednesday night on WBAI’s “Earthwatch with Robert Knight,” a tribute to the late Father Paul Mayer: Civil rights leader, environmentalist and global humanitarian, The Rev. Paul Mayer, passed away on November 22nd. Tonight we shall hear Father Paul in conversation with WBAI’s “Earthwatch” and “Five O’Clock Shadow.” So please join […]
The story of the widespread (and, today, hard to believe) resistance of working class kids in the U.S. military to the 1991 Gulf War. The weakness of strategies based on Lowest Common Denominatorism was in full evidentiary blossom during the 1991 bombardment of Iraq, re-packaged as “the Gulf war.” “Support Our Troops, Not the War!” […]
Below is a link to a revised edition of my 2008 Steal This Radio show with Lynne Stewart & Ralph Poynter, updated to include Lynne’s current health crisis and the petition to release her from jail on compassionate grounds. I am making this publicly available to for broadcasting, and for rallying listeners to sign the […]
Our friend and comrade — and one of my heroes — attorney Leonard Weinglass — died on March 23, 77 years old, of complications stemming from pancreatic cancer. Len Weinglass was a humble man and a great attorney. His life’s work was to support radical activists who were under attack by the system of injustice […]
Click HERE to watch Rachel’s last public interview.