This week in New York, as Republicans gathered in Madison Square Garden for their convention, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to say no to the Bush Agenda. Liza Featherstone was there and will report. http://alternet.org/waroniraq/15196/
Also: In Iraq the battle of Najaf is over: But who won? Ian Williams, UN Correspondent for The Nation, will have comment and analysis. His new book is Deserter: George Bush’s War on Military Families, Veterans, and His Past.
Plus: the Bush White House announced a change in American policy towards Israeli settlements in occupied territory. We’ll have an update on Mideast news from Roane Carey, editor of The Other Israel: Voices of Refusal and Dissent.
And Bernardine Dohrn talks about the Weather Underground; she lived underground for most of the seventies. Now the award-winning “Weather Underground” documentary is out on DVD.
Web Extra: Check out the GREAT “Real People” TV spots (“I voted for Bush in 2000, but I’m voting for Kerry in 2004”) directed by Errol Morris. Online at https://www.moveonpac.org/donate/switchad_winners.html