The Peace Exchange Bulletin
Published by Tom Hayden, The Peace Exchange Bulletin is a reader-supported journal, critically following the Pentagon's Long War in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq, as well as the failed U.S. wars on drugs and gangs, and U.S. military responses to nationalism and poverty around the world.
Thousands of campesinos are gearing up to stage a series of protests to empower delegates from developing countries to just say no to trade agreements.
The world's sole superpower is feeling lonely at the Mexico summit, besieged by dissent inside the WTO and grassroots protests on the outside.
The inevitable assassination of Saddam Hussein will be a public spectacle intended to reassure an insecure America -- but it won't end the guerrilla war in Iraq.
This is the story of Gato and Alex, two Salvadorans who as children became refugees from America's war in their homeland only to become rivals in America's gang war on the streets of Los Angeles. When these two homeboys finally turned their lives toward peace, there was no safe place for them. They were among the New Untouchables, the supposedly incorrigible "superpredators," whose specter justified the war on gangs that has become the worst police scandal in Los Angeles history.
Social change results from the clashes and accommodations between two contending forces, social movements and Machiavellians (or power elites). In the case of American history, reform is the perennial result, as opposed to either full repression or revolution.