Iraq

Stop meddling

The mega flap over the National Security Administration's electronic surveillance rages on this week. The chief leaker, Edward Snowden is hied away in Hong...

Solomon: Bradley Manning is guilty of “aiding the enemy”–if the enemy is democracy

June 5, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. Of all the charges against Bradley Manning,...

Salon says, “Ladies, shush! People paid good money for Michelle Obama and rape”

June 5, 2013
Hey, remember Code Pink during the Bush years?  "Why can't those old, shriveled, nagging dyke hags stop screaming about Iraq and stuff," seemed to...

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Kickstarter America’s next war!

Got an email this morning from the pressing plant down in OC that is stamping a three-song vinyl single I recorded earlier this year....

Couples and docs galore, plus Will Smith and magicians: new movies!

This week there are two very different movies about two VERY different couples (Before Midnight and Sightseers). Pick your poison by checking out Lynn...

The impending death of American conservatism

Gallup released a poll May 24th with some remarkable new data. American liberalism--long thought to be dead and gone and receeding into New Deal...

I agree with a three-star General

May 29, 2013
I don't find myself in agreement with military leaders that often, but Lt. General Karl Eikenberry and historian David M. Kennedy have a fascinating...

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Film listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Sarah Palin = REO Speedwagon

One of the more remarkable components of the so-called "Right Wing Entertainment Complex" (Fox/AM Radio/a gazillion reactionary websites) is the agonizing and complete predictability...

To The Valiant That Served

Let's take a moment out of our day to salute the men and women that gave all in defense of our homeland. Memorial Day's...

Tour of duty

Black Watch shows, tells about young men drawn to war

The meaning of Manning

What to take from SF Pride's bumblings and shut-outs? Maybe we're not so equal, after all

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

The bagpipe squawks for thee: first thoughts on ‘Black Watch’

May 12, 2013
If you thought the theatricalized story of a jaunty and imperiled Scottish regiment in Iraq in 2004 would come off as a sort of...

Let it all out

Shout! fosters artistic expression for female veterans

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Guest opinion: LGBT supporters of Bradley Manning

Editor's note: At least 24 LGBT community leaders and activists have signed on to the following statement in support of Bradley Manning as a...

Hearing on event security as SFPD pushes police state

Just a few weeks ago, Sup. Scott Wiener, civil libertarians, and I were raising concerns here about the SFPD unilaterally expanding its video surveillance...

Former Pride grand marshal: Manning is LGBT hero, Board action ‘height of stupidity’

April 29, 2013
"I was one of the 15 former grand marshals on the electoral commission that voted for Bradley Manning," Barry Saiff, former BiNet president, told...

Solomon: The Orwellian warfare state of carnage and doublethink

April 17, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include...

Good grief

Julie Marie Myatt recasts 1970s nostalgia for our own bleak times in 'The Happy Ones'