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Once upon a time ... George W. Bush and democracy in the Middle East

Written by Yossi Schwartz Thursday, 02 June 2005
Once upon a time, during the dark ages in the Middle East when tyrants and one party rule were the norm in countries like Egypt, Iraq and Israel/Palestine, there lived a great and wise man who believed that one day “freedom” and “democracy” would rule the earth. This man’s name was George W. Bush.

The Gulag of our Time: Amnesty International condemns Guantanamo Bay

Written by Rob Lyon Tuesday, 31 May 2005
Amnesty International published a report last Wednesday, condemning the US and UK betrayal of the cause of human rights in the so-called “war on terror” and urged the US to shut down its Guantanamo Bay camp. The report is a condemnation of the hypocritical policies and actions of the two imperialist powers.

Introduction to U.S. Perspectives 2005

Written by Socialist Appeal Editorial Board Friday, 13 May 2005
Bush has outlined an aggressive foreign and domestic agenda for his second term. Internationally, he will continue to focus on the Middle East, but Latin America will increasingly be targeted by his administration. His overall international approach will remain aggressive and arrogant, but due to the quagmire in Iraq and the growing global resistance to U.S. imperialism, he will be forced to seek broader alliances.

From U.S. Perspectives 2005: The International Situation

Written by Socialist Appeal Editorial Board Friday, 13 May 2005
The world situation can only be characterized as highly volatile and unstable. The profound economic, political, social, and military instability, outlined in previous issues of Socialist Appeal, has intensified over the past year. Without a doubt, we are in the most turbulent historical epoch since the end of World War II, if not the most tumultuous in human history.

Bush's 2006 Budget:

Written by David May Tuesday, 15 March 2005
In presenting his Administration’s proposed budget, President Bush has shown the real face of his “compassionate conservatism” – guns before butter.

Hands Off Social Security!

Written by Socialist Appeal USA Monday, 14 March 2005
A new WIL flyer. Bush's all-out attack on our hard-won rights can and must be stopped!

Malcolm X, 40 years after the death of a revolutionary

Written by Ray Smith Monday, 21 February 2005
Forty years ago, yesterday, Malcolm X stood up at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem (New York) to speak. He was going to speak against the racial segregation all over the US. He was going to appeal to his brothers and sisters to resist and fight back against the “oppression of the white man” when he was gunned down. More than one or two breathed a sigh of relief at the top of the US establishment. One of the loudest voices against injustice had been lost.

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