Where Are the Voices of Dissent?
War in our Time
Thursday, January 16, 2003
Where are the dissenters? Who are they? Why do those who question the administration on its Iraq, anti-terrorism and homeland security policies appear to be on the margins? This weekend, demonstrations are planned in Washington D.C., San Francisco and other cities to protest the possibility of a US invasion of Iraq. But is the anti-war message getting through? We posed that question to two opponents of the Bush administration's policies on Iraq. Eli Pariser is the International Campaigns Director for Move-on.org, an anti-war web site. Texas Congressman Ron Paul is one of only six Republican members of the House who voted against the Iraq War Resolution in October. Paul told WNYC's John Rudolph that there were two reasons for his vote...