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General News and Information Web Sites-Click on site logo to connect.

ipslogo.jpg (11156 bytes) An extremely well organized primer on the prelude to the  U.S. War on Iraq by Phyllis Bennis, a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and a well-known writer and expert on the Middle East.
rglogo.jpg (8754 bytes) An amazing amount of links on the War on Iraq with a somewhat organized and topical index. By Robin C. Miller who describes himself or herself as a  Progreessive Freelance Writer. Scroll down on the left, choose a topic , and links will be displayed on the right. Robin also includes a description of some of the sites he/she links to. Not a bad place to start.

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Analysis and News about developments in the War that you definately won't find in the "mass" media. The topics covered in this site will take you well beyond the basics.

ZIraqWatchjpg.jpg (7533 bytes) ZNet is the digital, on line expression of Z Magazine. Like AlterNet, ZNet has analysis  about the war you will not find in the mass press. You might start out your visit to this site with ZNet's History and Context Section.
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An international coalition of peace and justice groups, together with Iraqi counterparts, has launched a Baghdad-based International Occupation Watch Center and this website. Occupation Watch monitors activities in Iraq including the political transition to Iraqi self-rule, any changes in the rights and freedoms of Iraqi women under occupation, the impact of the occupation on daily life and the dynamics, programs, and composition of the Iraqi movement to resist occupation.

almulogo.jpg (4005 bytes) "Al Muajaha is an independent newspaper that aims to represent all levels of Iraqi society. The staff is a group of Iraqi students with varied backgrounds, unconnected with either the previous Ba'athist regime, or with the successor American government. We represent no political party or faction, and are truly independent."

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Al Jazeera is the only independant, non-govermental satellite news service originating from the Mideast. It offers a perspective that is decidely mideastern which of course makes it an anathema to Bush and Western corporate media. This site does not limit itself to Iraq and the war but is one of the best sites to explore parallel developments in the region and see how they connect.

Advocacy & Activism Web Sites-Click on site logo to connect.

ufplogo.jpg (12145 bytes) United for Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 650 local and national groups throughout the United States who have joined together to oppose the U.S. government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building. UFPJ has organized the largest US demonstations against the war. They have an extensive list of local, regional and national actions.
earth.jpg (8484 bytes) The Not In Our Name project was initiated at a meeting in New York City, on March 23, 2002. The meeting was called for by a letter that proposed ways to strengthen and expand resistance to our government's course in the wake of September 11, 2001. The group's "Pledge of Resistance" ends with these words,"Another world is possible and we pledge to make it real."
bthnlogo.jpg (10453 bytes) BRING THEM HOME NOW! is a campaign of military families, veterans, active duty personnel, reservists and others opposed to the ongoing war in Iraq and galvanized to action by George W. Bush's inane and reckless challenge to armed Iraqis resisting occupation to "Bring 'em on." Our mission is to mobilize military families, veterans, and GIs themselves to demand: an end to the occupation of Iraq and other misguided military adventures; and an immediate return of all US troops to their home duty stations.
guarlogo.jpg (10702 bytes) The Guardian is a British mainstream newspaper with a left of center approach. The sites linked to in its antiwar section mainly deal with antiwar activism and social and  humanitarian support for the people of Iraq. It is divided into UK, North Americ and the Rest of the World. Check out its links to progressive Literary and Artistic sites
vfplogo.jpg (7357 bytes) We, having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others
(a) Toward increasing public awareness of the costs of war
(b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations
(c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons
(d) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war
(e) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy.
pnlogo.gif (3281 bytes) Go here to find a protest or other activist event in your area. "Protest.Net is a collective of activists who are working together to create our own media. By publishing a public record of our political activities on the web we are taking a stand against the established media. We are standing up and showing that serious activism is alive and well at the dawn of the 21st century."

Daily News Updates for Progressives

ComDreLogo.gif (2461 bytes) An eclectic mix of politics, issues and breaking news with an emphasis on progressive perspectives that are increasingly hard to find with our corporate-dominated media.
truthoutLogo.jpg (6219 bytes) Like Common Dreams, Truthout covers a mix of progressive issues culled from world press. There are not as many articles but there is an index that catoragizes them by issue and you might find some articles here that are not printed in Common Dreams.
DemNowLogo.jpg (7654 bytes) Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 140 stations in North America.Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, community, and National Public Radio stations, public access cable television stations, satellite television (on Free Speech TV, channel 9415 of the DISH Network), shortwave radio and the internet.

Get Involved-What you can do.
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