Five Years On

Five years ago today, I was in Birmingham for something special — a human chain of 70,000 people around the eight most powerful men in the world to call for the cancellation of the debts of the world’s poorest nations. It was a glorious day — the sun was shining and the trees were a fresh spring green. As […]

The Most Dangerous President Ever

This month’s American Prospect cover story is by Harold Meyerson and entitled “The Most Dangerous President Ever”. It’s certainly hard hitting and articulates for me what is so deeply disturbing in our global situation. “…by strategy, inclination and conviction, George W. Bush has been pursuing a reckless, even ridiculous, but always right-wing agenda — shredding a global-security […]