Success Formula For The Occupy Movement
The Occupy Movement has succeeded in capturing the world's attention, but is that enough? There is a simple way There is a simple way for this protest to achieve sea change in America's political process.
Medicare Option? There's No Other Choice
In my lifelong work in American medicine I have seen the country at odds over health care three times. The first was over the creation of Medicare, and it was a quiet storm compared to what's going on today. Finally a Medicare Option has hit the floor of the House.
Listen to Ray McGovern
Ray McGovern and others like him may be the Thomas Paines of today, and the world needs to be shaken the way the U.S. Constitution shook it in 1776. Will we facilitate that through action or block it through inaction?
Israel/Palestine Becomes U.S./Iran
The American peace movement cannot afford to stand silent at this crucial time. Bolton's statements have made it perfectly clear that BushCo would like to fan the flames of expanded war and create a reason to attack Iran. Could it be that the Israeli attacks are calculated to stir up enough anger and fear in the Middle East to generate western support for expanded military efforts?