Back in July, there were several local police and cooperating law enforcement raids on Northwest activists with suspected anarchist ties in Washington and Oregon. In what appears to be a crack down on political beliefs, and purported Black Bloc activities, a third activist in Portland has been jailed for refusing to testify to a grand jury over a July 25th raid on her home.
Operation Enduring Freedom (or, Bomb Brown People) enters the 11th year as conditions in Afghanistan continue to deteriorate, and the American Empire expands into more Arab and Asia-Pacific nations. Democracy Now takes a look at the toll on veterans of the U.S. military.
With suicide killing more soldiers than combat, violent conditioning, disabilities, and shell shock all on the rise, “Is it worth it?” is no longer a question – it’s not. End the war, heal the wounded.