Peace, anti-war, and liberation

International Solidarity Address to the National Conference for the Liberty of the Political Prisoners in Bogotá, Colombia

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice My name is James Jordan and I work for the Alliance for Global Justice and am a member of the Coordinating Committee of the National Network in Solidarity with the Political Prisoners (of Colombia). There is nothing we want more for the Colombian people than an end to…

Review of Jean Bricmont’s Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

This is the first in a series of book reviews on militarism by Midge Quandt. Jean Bricmont, Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War, Monthly Review Press, 2006, 183 pp. Since the end of the Cold War, the doctrine of humanitarian intervention — which asserts that severe human rights violations justify the abrogation of…