We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
Anyone following the progress of military operations in Libya will have already noted the inability of airpower alone to accomplish much that's of value. Sooner rather than later there will be a call for "boots on the ground." Martin van Creveld's new book "The Age of Airpower" brilliantly traces the history of our wishful thinking that airpower will win our wars for us. This NY Times review is by Michael Beschloss.