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Heather Wokusch is the author of The Progressives' Handbook: Get the Facts and Make a Difference Now, which went to #1 on Amazon's political activism charts in December 2007 (www.progressiveshandbook.com). Heather can be reached at www.heatherwokusch.com.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 21, 2008 Bush Exits with a Bang: Toxic Bailout and Two More Wars?
The Bush administration is heading us towards more disaster with its 'toxic debt' bailout and destabilization of Pakistan and Iran. We can't afford to go down this road again.
In this short video, Heather Wokusch provides background, context and ideas for taking action.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 5, 2008 Breaking the Nuremberg Code: The US Military's Human-Testing Program Returns
The Pentagon is slated to release a suspected toxicant in Crystal City, Virginia this week, ostensibly to test air sensors.
The operation is just the latest example of the Defense Department's long history of using service members and civilians as human test subjects, often without their consent or awareness.
SHARE Sunday, October 7, 2007 Pope vs. President
The Vatican's recent snub of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is only the latest salvo in the battle between Pope Benedict XVI and President George W. Bush. This tug of war has profound implications for both U.S. foreign policy and the critical Catholic vote in 2008's presidential race.
SHARE Thursday, June 7, 2007 Yet Another G8 Farce
Few expect the G8 summit taking place in Heiligendamm, Germany from June 6-8 to yield positive results. The main question is how much damage Bush will do to US international standing during these three days.
SHARE Monday, May 28, 2007 Poisoning the Troops, Again
The Pentagon has a disturbing pattern of withholding information on the impact of chemical/biological weapons and other toxins on US service members. As a result, veterans are often told that their debilitating symptoms are "in their head" and can go decades without receiving medical help. That's not supporting our troops.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Crouching Tiger, Tumbling US Economy
Bush and Cheney may be declaring "Mission Accomplished" now that the Iraqi Cabinet has approved the draft of an oil law granting foreign companies unprecedented access to the country's fields.
But Beijing is having the last laugh.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 8, 2007 War on Terror, War on Women
Sabotaging programs for women has become something of a sport for this administration - in fact, one of Bush's first acts as president was to shut down the White House Office for Women's Initiatives and Outreach.