Author Archives: BOB GOODMAN

Amnesty Intl: Why were tons of US weapons just delivered to a serious human rights violator?

 New information obtained by Amnesty researchers this week confirmed a massive shipment of U.S. weapons was delivered to Israel on March 22nd. The administration allowed the delivery, despite clear evidence of Israeli human rights violations, some amounting to war crimes, including the controversial use of U.S. made white phosphorous munitions over densely populated areas. That’s the white phosphorous that sticks to flesh […]

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Event: Special Showing of “Sick Around America” Tuesday Night

Worried About Healthcare?  What Can You Do? We are patients, not profits!    A Special LIVE Screening of SICK AROUND AMERICA Honoring Our Supportive National and Local Representatives!     Representative Stephanie Stuckey Benfield and Senator Nan Orrock will speak about US HR 676, the National Health Insurance Act!    Where: Atlanta Friends Meeting 701 West Howard Street Decatur, GA […]

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Continuing Documentation of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

  Israeli war crimes during the Gaza massacre, widely reported at the time, are now being investigated and confirmed by many independent sources, including the testimony of Israeli soldiers themselves.  Here is a sampling of the many new disclosures (links and/or more info about the numbered items appear below):   1.  UN human rights official Richard Falk not only accuses […]

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Heads, Wall Street wins; tails, taxpayers lose: Obama/Geithner continue Bush/Paulson bank bailout plan

Progressive economists (Krugman, Reich, Baker, Stiglitz) warn that time is running out on the Paulson/Geithner approach of trying to bribe the Lords of Finance who destroyed the economy with hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars to fix it.  The standard approach in such situations is nationalization/rationalization/ reorganization — the government temporarily takes over insolvent banks, fires the management, wipes out […]

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Atlantans to mark 6th year of Iraq occupation with march, speakers and sneakers

Atlantans will commemorate six years of death and destruction, and demand an end to occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine, this Thursday, March 19. Activities will include an educational forum at 3 p.m. at Georgia State University; and a veterans-led march from Woodruff Park to CNN at 5, which will culminate with a symbolic shoe-throwing at an effigy of George […]

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