Stories by Tom Hayden

Tom Hayden was a leader of the student, civil rights, peace and environmental movements of the 1960s. He served 18 years in the California legislature, where he chaired labor, higher education and natural resources committees. He is the author of ten books, including "Street Wars" (New Press, 2004). He is a professor at Occidental College, Los Angeles, and was a visiting fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics last fall. subscribe to Tom Hayden's feed

Posted on: Sep 14, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The derailment of the WTO summit is the biggest triumph for the anti-globalization movement since Seattle.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2003, Source: AlterNet

While members of G-21 led by Brazil ally themselves with activists to resist U.S. pressure, protesters have a rare moment of accord with the police.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The death of the Korean farmer and activist cast a long shadow over the WTO summit, with activists publicly mourning his death through protest.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The ritual suicide of a South Korean farmer in protest of WTO policies marked the end of a day of confrontation.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Thousands of campesinos are gearing up to stage a series of protests to empower delegates from developing countries to just say no to trade agreements.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The world's sole superpower is feeling lonely at the Mexico summit, besieged by dissent inside the WTO and grassroots protests on the outside.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2003, Source: AlterNet

For the moment, progressive networks are vibrant in Iowa, fueling a rising sense that George Bush can be defeated in 2004.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The inevitable assassination of Saddam Hussein will be a public spectacle intended to reassure an insecure America -- but it won't end the guerrilla war in Iraq.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2003, Source: AlterNet

It's going to take pressure from the populace and the military to end the pointless drumbeat of U.S. casualties.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2002, Source: AlterNet

In this excerpt from the book, "It's a Free Country," Tom Hayden explains how conservatives are playing patriot games with the nation's future.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2002, Source:

It's easier to get fruit and vegetables across the heavily militarized US-Mexico border than human beings who work for a subminimum wage.