fix articles 9425, citizen soldier
The SF LGBT Pride Committee Has Nothing to Be Proud of Over Bradley Manning (tags)
Glenn Greenwald’s article in The Guardian titled “Bradley Manning is off limits at SF Gay Pride parade, but corporate sleaze is embraced” (4/27/13) has internationally publicized the cowardly decision of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee to rescind its election of political prisoner U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal of the annual Gay Pride Parade. Manning is the gay service member charged with giving WikiLeaks thousands of classified documents exposing U.S. atrocities in Iraq, along with other materials.
GI resistance today: New challenges ahead (tags)
Today’s anti-militarist GI confronts a military that has changed enormously since the first Gulf War 15 years ago. The behemoth conscript military of the Vietnam era, with 4 million-plus GIs, bears little resemblance to today’s model.
BTL:Shortage of Soldiers to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan Sparks Debate Over... (tags)
...Reinstitution of Military Draft ~ Interview with Tod Ensign, director of Citizen Soldier, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Military Families With Loved Ones in Iraq Oppose the War While... (tags)
...Supporting U.S. Troops* Interview with Larry Syverson, member of Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Families of military personnel and veterans speak out against war (tags)
The world has been galvanized into action against the Bush administration’s drive to war with Iraq. This is no less true in the United States. In all sectors of the U.S. population you will find anti-war sentiment – including in the armed forces and their families.