Thursday, September 01, 2005

Daily Update--September 1, 2005

Latino's Build Resistance

Yahoo news reports that a group calling itself Latino's For Peace has begun to organize a campaign to inform parents how to have thier children opt out of having contact data handed over to recruiters and taking the ASVAB tests.

Cost of War--$727

CommonDreams summarizes a report from the Institute for Policy Studies that puts the current cost of the Iraq war at $727 a person (to put into perspective, basically two weeks of my paychecks), and that the Iraq war is more costly per month than Vietnam.

FBI Target Peace Groups

The Progressive reports of the FBI monitoring a gathering of "Terrorist Groups" in Michigan.

Among the "Terrorists" were a pro-affirmative action group, an animal rights group, and an anti-war youth group.

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