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Sharon
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posted 19 March 2004 12:53 PM      Profile for Sharon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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Tomorrow, on March 20, 2004, many thousands of anti-war activists are expected to gather across the globe on the first anniversary of the war in Iraq, reiterating the message that “the world still says no to war.” American organizers are hoping that their country's involvement in Iraq has not been forgotten, that global anger has not cooled. Here are five things I've learned about anti-war demos.

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Justice
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posted 26 March 2004 12:27 AM      Profile for Justice     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Fabulous absolutely fabulous. One of the best opinion pieces I've ever read certainly the best on rabble. And I would be behind many of the ideas. Especially ideas of limiting the use gas and petroleum based products.
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verbatim
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posted 26 March 2004 03:43 AM      Profile for verbatim   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yeah, good stuff (Statica?). I liked how she wrapped it up with an appeal to expanding action beyond protest marches and demonstrations. Demonstrations, as great as they are, can be safely ignored, as the war in Iraq has ...demonstrated. They are a great statement of public political attitude, but shouldn't be fetishized as actually "doing" something about the problem.
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saskganesh
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posted 30 March 2004 10:17 PM      Profile for saskganesh     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
decent enough. but i disagree about the marshall's thing.
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