They came carrying signs and babies. Eighty-year-olds in sweat suits and 28-year-olds in business suits, staging die-ins and blowing tubas and, sometimes, weeping. On March 20, 2003, thousands of Bay Area residents marched peacefully through San Francisco’s Financial District, protesting America’s invasion of Iraq and bringing traffic to a grinding halt. One of the march’s main organizers was Direct Action to Stop the War, which was founded in October of 2002 and unraveled slowly afterward. In a... More >>>