[Marxism] US soldier: 'Why I'm against Bush's war for oil' - Green Left Weekly #618, March 9, 2005

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Green Left Weekly #618, March 9, 2005

US soldier: 'Why I'm against Bush's war for oil'
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p12.htm>

Brayden joined the US army not thinking he'd ever be sent to war. He
certainly hadn't entertained the idea that he would turn against a war.
He served as a commissioned officer, rising to the rank of captain, from
June 2000 to November 2004. Brayden was sent to Iraq in May 2003 and
spent 14 months there. But soon after arriving, Brayden began to
have his doubts about the reasons for being there. [Full article]
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p12.htm>

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Resident speaks out: The real story behind Sydney's youth riots
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p24.htm>

On February 25, two young men died after their car crashed into a tree
during a high-speed police chase in Macquarie Fields in Sydney. Several
days of rioting by angered youth in the area and a series of police
raids followed. More than 60 people have been arrested. Green Left
Weekly spoke to Macquarie Fields resident Peter Perkins.
[Full article] <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p24.htm>

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International News

# US soldier: 'Why I disagree with Bush's war for oil'
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p12.htm>
# Halliburton and the laundry take-over
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# IRAQ: Ramadi residents fear Fallujah-style assault
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# IRAQ: Bush's coalition continues to shrink
# VENEZUELA: President agitates for socialist revolution
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# VENEZUELA: Government launches worker co-managed factory
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# VENEZUELA: This revolution has woken women up
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# VENEZUELA: Lock-out leader arrested
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# VENEZUELA: Solidarity brigade <http://www.venezuelasolidarity.org>
# INDONESIA: Fuel price increase met with nation-wide protest
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p18.htm>
# INDONESIA: US restores military ties
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p18b.htm>
# UNITED STATES: 12,422 soldiers in PTSD treatment
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p18g.htm>
# CHINA: Behind the horrific mine tolls
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# SCOTLAND: SSP plans for anti-G8 protests
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# LEBANON: US pressures Syria to withdraw
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# INDIA: Left gains in state elections
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# ISRAEL: Crackdown on student dissent
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# ENGLAND: Five anti-war activists arrested
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# UNITED STATES: Sandinista academic refused visa
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# INDIA: Bhopal survivors protest oil company
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p17f.htm>
# URUGUAY: Diplomatic relations with Cuba resumed
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p17h.htm>
# WALES: Young asylum seekers abused
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p17i.htm>
# BRITAIN: Documentary reveals abuse of refugees
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p17j.htm>
# INDIA: Tamil Nadu labourers blockade for rice
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p17l.htm>
# SOUTH AFRICA: Police shoot protesters
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# ITALY: 500,000 protest war, support journalist
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# UNITED STATES: Judge orders end to indefinite detention
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# BRITAIN: English Socialist Alliance shut down
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p20.htm>
# TAHITI: Temaru elected president
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Comment and Analysis

# Youth riots in Sydney: the real story
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# EDITORIAL: Defend abortion rights!
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# No blackout! No whitewash!
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# Labor `fails' Macquarie Fields
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# `Australian troops out of Iraq!'
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# Students Against War win victory against ANZ
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# Murri leaders slam new Qld minister
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# One Mile Dam community faces more lies
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# Academic banned from entering Indonesia
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# Pro-choice campaigning planned
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# Cuts to homeless services likely
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<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/618/618p2.htm>

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