Is this the face of evil?In a recent interview that just so happened to take place on Super Bowl Sunday, Donald Rumsfeld -- who was notoriously regarded as callous during his term as Defense Secretary during George W. Bush's Iraq War -- dropped another "evildoer" reference. But this time he was t ... More >>
In November, U.C. San Francisco psychiatry professor Shira Maguen published a paper claiming that Vietnam veterans who killed enemies have, on average, lived far more troubled lives than soldiers who did not. Well, the times are not a-changing -- according to a recently completed Maguen study, Ir ... More >>
Courtesy Code PinkWhat did you do to promote world peace today, Tiger?San Franciscans heading to the southwest of the city for the weekend's President's Cup golf tournament may not have been 100 percent certain if the president -- and those who'd like to tell him a thing or two -- would be headin ... More >>
Current TV hired this guy to keep the media out.When Jill Carroll was kidnapped by insurgents in Iraq in 2006, the editor of the Christian Science Monitor quickly released a statement: "Jill's' ability to help others understand the issues facing all groups in Iraq has been invaluabl ... More >>
By Matt SmithWhile doomsayers bemoan America's ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, researchers at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center may have turned up a brilliant silver lining.Thanks to desperate recruiting methods required to staff those wars, the U.S. Marines may be t ... More >>
Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.
Proof of Youth (Sub Pop)
Despite recently eliminating one-quarter of the newsroom, the Chron still has the money to send sportswriters to the U.S. Open
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq War docs, No End in Sight devastates
Struggling to find homegrown recruits, the military is persuading immigrants to enlist by dangling promises of U.S. citizenship
Dealing head-on with Bush's War, thriller dissects Iraqi unrest and nails the neocons
Why We Fight probes America's passion for war
How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back
The art of chaos
Turtles Can Fly follows the suffering of Kurds, and also their remarkable resilience
Exquisite noise at Slim's
Week of Wednesday, December12, 2004
Ten inexpensive, pre-assembled kits to fit the needs of every demonstrator at the Republican National Convention
The new reality TV show American Candidate is as rigged as a Florida election. A recount won't help. We need a boycott.
Slogans "R" Us
Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.
This all-American kid from Monterey is now one of the foremost experts on Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Where does he go from here?
Life abroad, through the lens of film
Traditional media mislead the public about the war in Iraq as a media revolution makes traditional media increasingly irrelevant
Despite their hatred of Saddam Hussein, many Iraqis living in the U.S. oppose Bush's war
Post-Saddam Iraq will be "a gold mine" of opportunity for U.S. and foreign contractors, says an exile leader
Major anti-war groups change strategy, hoping to win over mainstream voters the Bush administration can't ignore
From Iran, a heartbreaker about a child and his family
Alan Cranston and George Zimmer devise a bold strategy at the State of the World Forum