Unless there's some emotional tie, I'd rather play tennis
because we have so many people who are innocent and so many people who have been released at the last minute on Death Row and wrongfully convicted.
The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
The truth is that the anti-war movement is growing, not only in America but throughout the world. And that is the real issue.
We do not want war for oil, which will leave a trail of blood of innocent lives in Iraq and of American and British soldiers. We want to live in a world where peace, democracy and security are enshrined in the United Nations charter.
Governments are mandated by international law to protect people from genocide.
Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.
Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize the rights of indigenous people and their right to their own traditional territories.
People in so many countries look up to the United States as a model of democracy, but I doubt if that can continue. It leaves me with a great sense of loss.
People in the U.K. cannot understand whether Blair has lost his mind or whether his ambition to be the second-most-powerful man in the world made him lose his mind.
Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people, but when he was committing those crimes, the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis.
The killing of innocent people is always wrong.
The mere fact of an American being present could help save the lives of innocent people. That's why I believe in the importance of bearing witness, to become a voice for the voiceless.
There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?
During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.