Stop Patriarchy Street Actions Unleash Pent Up Anger Against War on Women
In the span of a few days, Stop Patriarchy took to the streets in Washington, DC, Oakland, San Francisco, and other cities to mount a head on political confrontation with the forces in society seeking to ban abortion and birth control.
Since 2008, the We Are Not Your Soldiers project has visited many high school and college campuses bringing the message that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a deadly moral, psychological and physical toll on soldiers while bringing death, grievous injury, displacement and suffering to the people of those countries. The We Are Not Your Soldiers project is ready to visit your school or classroom in the Spring semester with Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans to talk about their on-the-ground experience in occupying countries, where civilians pay the price.
Joe was a guard at Guantanamo in 2005/06. He was later haunted by the "suicides" of three hunger-striking prisoners simulateously in 2006, and came to believe they were moved to "Camp No," likely a CIA site on the prison grounds, just before they were killed. He later worked "conscripting young men and women into the military while harboring doubts about the scruples of some in the armed services," according to an extensive article in Newsweek.
In this country of unending wars, vast surveillance of whole populations, targeted killing, “enhanced interrogation,” and secret ops. the existence of the US torture camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has become a powerful symbol.
Each year on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, tens of thousands of anti-abortion fanatics descend on DC and San Francisco in their March for "Life."