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Kenneth J. Theisen is veteran activist of movements opposing U.S. imperialism, its wars and domination of countries throughout the world. He wrote his first op-ed piece against the Vietnam war when he was only 12 and has been writing on various political and social causes ever since. For many years he has been an advocate against domestic violence in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently a member of the steering committee of The World Can't Wait! More of his articles can be seen at worldcantwait.org.

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Monday, September 14, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iran, the "silent war," heats up The U.S. is using diplomacy, sanctions, propaganda, and even the threat of war to put pressure on Iran to do its bidding. We must expose and oppose all of these moves.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Winning "hearts and minds" or committing war crimes? Is the U.S. "winning hearts and minds" in its counter-insurgency war or committing war crimes while claiming to protect the people?

Sunday, September 6, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Combat Troops toRreplace Support Troops in Afghanistan as Obama's War Escalates Obama is "quietly" escalating the war in Afghanistan. We must mobilize to oppose this.

Sunday, April 26, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Remembering the past to change the future – We must hold the torture state accountable The long history of the use of torture by the U.S. government can not be forgotten. Otherwise torture will continue to be practiced for far too long.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Will Obama hold Bush regime officials accountable for their torture crimes? Don't count on it! Obama will not prosecute top Bush regime officials for their roles in torture and other criminal acts. Why? Why protect them?

Saturday, April 11, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's Trip to Iraq - Continuing War and Occupation On his recent visit, Obama claimed the U.S. is delivering democracy to Iraq, while the reality is continuing war and occupation.

Sunday, March 29, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama to send even more troops to Afghanistan while he threatens to expand war more deeply into Pakistan Obama's latest Afghan escalation announcement threatens to widen the war into a major regional conflagration with unforeseen consequences.

Saturday, March 7, 2009 (13 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton's press conference supports Israel and demonizes Iran Tactics used by the Obama administration do not necessarily mean a change in U.S. imperialist goals. Clinton's press conference in Israel yesterday show this.

Sunday, March 1, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama moves to avoid Supreme Court case in order to preserve indefinite detention of "terrorism" suspects The Obama administration is trying to avoid a Supreme Court case with their latest move in the al-Marri case. The administration wants to preserve the freedom of presidents to use indefinite detention without charges. We must stop this abuse by presidents.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's DOJ follows lead of Bush regime again: It asks court to cover-up NSA surveillance secrets by dismissing case For the third time this month the Obama Department of Justice has taken identical legal positions advocated by the Bush regime in "national security" cases. Is this the change people voted for?

Saturday, February 28, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
U.S. State Department report exposes extensive human rights abuses in Afghanistan by U.S.-backed government The U.S. State Department's Human Rights Report on Afghanistan reveals that the U.S. occupation and support of the Karzai regime has led to continuing human righs abuses in that war-torn country.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It is Now Obama's War as He Orders 17,000 Additional Troops to Afghanistan With the latest surge or troop escalation, Obama now is responsible for the war in Afghanistan. This war in not in the interest of the people of that country or of the people of the world. We must demand immediate withdrawal of all imperialist troops in Afghanistan.

Thursday, May 15, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's Role Models: Bush I, Reagan & Kennedy - This is Change? Obama is playing the role of pied piper leading the masses to believe that he stands for change. But will he bring us more of the same that we have seen during the years of the Bush regime?

Saturday, April 5, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Torture memo reveals tortured legal justification for Bush regime's crimes This Department of Justice memo attempts to expand presidential powers and argues for immunity for torturers and those that order torture.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 (58 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Supporting the troops" = Supporting U.S. Imperialist War The author believes that the slogan "support the troops" objectivley also supports U.S. imperialist wars. This is unacceptable to any one who really opposes U.S. hegemony throughout the world. We must not support U.S. troops who are part of a world-wide killing machine.