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2004 US Presidential Election & Iraq War
Write-in "Doug Mann" for School Board
Another Option for Minneapolis School Board Voters (2004 General Election)
by Doug Mann, 29 Oct 2004, Submitted to the Star-Tribune for publication 28 Oct 2004

 For the immediate, unilateral withdrawal of US Troops from Iraq
Statement by the  Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts
(Green Party US affiliate)

San Francisco Labor Council (AFL-CIO) endorses March 20:
End the occupation of Iraq! Bring the Troops Home Now!
 Money for Jobs, Education, Health Care & Housing, not for war & occupation!
Link to: International ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism)

This is Not Just “Bush’s War”
by Jerry Gordon, a leader of the Ohio Labor Party, was a United Food and Commercial Workers Union staff representative for twenty-three years. From Labor Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Bush or Kerry? Look Closely and the Danger Is the Same
by John Pilger,First published in the New Statesman - www.newstatesman.co.uk
Also published at the Zmag web site:  http://www.zmag.org

Message To America's Students
Nader: The War, The Draft, Your Future
Saturday April 10, 2004

Peter Camejo: The Avocado Declaration
Dated 1 Jan 2004 / Camejo is a founding member of the California Green Party (in 1991) and its candidate for governor in 2002 & 2003. Camejo was the Socialist Workers Party's candidate for US president in 1976. Camejo urges the Green Party to offer an alternative to support for the Democratic & Republican agenda & candidates in the 2004 US Presidential election.  Endorsements of the Avocado declaration
Tired of the phony "war on Terror?"
Bush, Kerry promise to keep US troops in Iraq "as long as it takes."
Vote Nader in 2004, Bring the Troops Home now!
--Flyer for March 20 antiwar demonstration--

Same sex marriage rights: Where do the US presidential candidates stand?
Nader supports the right of same sex couples to marry,
Bush and Kerry are opposed to same sex marriages, not opposed to civil unions

Nader for President Committee
National Nader2004 meetup day is the 2nd Thursday of every month
Nader for President Committees will be set up in about 100 citites on March 11, 2004
For more information, go to
http://nader2004.meetup.com

Nader2004MN
Web site of Nader supporters in Minnesota

When `right' isn't quite right
by Pauline Rigby, Green Left Weekly, January 14, 2004.
     "...Weapons of mass destruction were never found in Iraq, yet the country is
today contaminated forever, because weapons of mass destruction have been
used against it. Thousands of tonnes of radioactive waste were dumped on Iraq
during Gulf Wars I and II and during the intervening years when bombing continued
through the use of depleted uranium (DU) ammunition.
     "DU is a waste product of the process that produces enriched uranium for use in
nuclear weapons and nuclear power plants. Much like natural uranium, it is both toxic
and radioactive. This radioactive waste - with a half-life of 4.5 billion years - has
been incorporated into missiles and bombs by the United States. The weapons burn
and oxidise into microscopic particles that are ingested and inhaled, irradiating the
victim from the inside...
     "...Cancer rates are up in the local population and also among the United Nations
peacekeepers from many countries who were sent in at the close of hostilities.
Spanish and Italian peacekeepers have died of leukaemia and Portugal withdrew
its personnel to stop any more becoming "radioactive meat"..."
[hit the above link for the full article]

Will Labor’s Anti-War Movement Survive the 2004 Elections?
By Charles Walker, from
LABOR TUESDAY! for May 6, 2003

AP Poll: Nader at 6%
over 5,000 volunteers sign up during first week of the campaign

Suicide Right on the Stage
The Demise of the Green Party
By JEFFREY ST. CLAIR, CounterPunch, 2 July 2004

A Report from Milwaukee
Green Party Shifts Into Reverse
By ALAN MAASS, CounterPunch, July 1, 2004
For a Green Presidential Campaign in 2004
by Howie Hawkins, Syracuse Greens
Presented at Regional Greens Meeting, Freeville, NY, June 28, 2003
Hawkins is president of the Green Alliance & a NYGP rep on the USGP coordinating committee

Green and Growing: 2004 in perspective
Not an approved Green Party statement. It was signed by over 158 Green Party members, including at least 2 persons seeking the Green Party endorsement as candidate for US president (David Cobb and Lorna Salzman). The statement calls on the Green Party US to run a serious campaign for US president in 2004.

Kuchinich's Peculiar Strategy
jumping_mouse2002 (Mato Ska). Posted with permission from the author (a New Mexico Green Party member).

Don't Stop Now, Let's Go For It
by Steve Welzer,
 GREEN HORIZON QUARTERLY

The Recall Link to Camejo for CA Governor web site
By Peter Miguel Camejo, October 14, 2003
  The California recall and election of 2003 may be regarded as a dress rehearsal for the US presidential election in 2004. Camejo's commentary includes discussion of strategy and tactics employed by the Green Party and the Democrats. An excellent analysis of the recall and election campaign, in my opinion.  The Recall Link to text at a Mann for School Board web page.

US Labor Against War: Defeat Bush at any Cost?
Labor Must Lead the Antiwar Movement, Break with the Democratic Party.
US Labor Against War should remain an ad hoc labor-oriented antiwar committee that calls for the, immediate, unconditional and complete withdrawal of US forces from Iraq and the Persian Gulf.  Union bodies and leaders who no longer oppose the US occupation of Iraq should not be invited to join USLAW and to serve on USLAW leadership bodies.
by Doug Mann, May 8, 2003

Labor's Antiwar Movement
By Doug Mann, Comment about Message from US Labor Against War (This comment by Doug Mann was originally sent as an Email to two unoffical Labor Party Listservs), May 7, 2003

Message from US Labor Against War
May 6, 2003, Includes proposed new mission statement and bylaws from the  USLAW Continuations Committee, which recommends that USLAW cease to function as an ad-hoc committee against the invasion / occupation of Iraq.