Liz Roth

Protests attract thouands

War demonstrators flocked to the streets of the city this weekend to peacefully demonstrate for and against U.S. intervention in Iraq. The demonstrations coincided with the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, meetings that traditionally draw anti-globalization protesters. But the majority of the marches, speeches and activism Saturday and Sunday […]

Nader, experts discuss troops’ safety

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader urged the Bush administration to take protective health measures for troops sent to the Middle East at the National Press Club Thursday. The news conference included seven other speakers, including Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) and Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich), discussed U.S. troops’ inadequate protection against nuclear, biological, and chemical […]

Women hold war protest

Though Metropolitan Police arrested at least 27 people at anti-war protests outside the White House Saturday, International Women’s Day demonstrators were relatively peaceful as they protested impending military action in Iraq. Code Pink, a coalition of women’s groups formed out of concern for the safety of children at home and abroad, organized the rally of […]