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Robin Morgan and Anna Quindlen discuss the media, politics and change. Excerpted below, this conversation is the beginning of a series of conversations sponsored by the Women’s Media Center. More »
Brace yourself. Bush’s Iraq escalation, euphemized as “surge,” sends just over 20,000 more troops into that bottomless pit, and flirts with an invasion of Iran. But because Iraq has depleted our armed forces—and recruitment levels plummet as our population wises up—Bush’s plan requires still more: the entire Army active-duty force must swell to 547,000 over the next five years (an increase of 39,000), and the Marine Corps grow by 23,000 (to 202,000). Constitutionally, Congress must approve or disapprove the expansion—but one never knows whether this particular executive branch recognizes that the legislative (or judicial) branches exist. More »
Her birthday is August 19, her death day March 12. We cannot let this crime, too, pass into oblivion. More »