what we have to take to protect the integrity and continuity
of this website.
living in ... interesting times. Who knows when, or how, they
become a little too interesting? These days you never
know what might happen, and it's best to take precautions
which is why we're launching a campaign to get our
own backup server. This means that, no matter what, Antiwar.com
will be up and running.
But it doesn't come cheap.
That's why we're turning to you our loyal readers and
supporters to help us raise the necessary
Purchasing our own server will give us the kind of independence required in an age when the government has extended its control over web-based media via regulation of internet service providers (ISPs). The PATRIOT Act gives Washington the power to spy on U.S. citizens, and stifle free speech, almost at will.
Another terrorist attack? Suspended elections? "Emergency measures" taken by the government to ensure "stability" and "order"? It's a scenario that, unfortunately, is all too easy to imagine. We've been holding up the banner of peace in cyberspace since 1995, and we don't intend to drop it or have it ripped out of our hands.
We have a responsibility to continue uninterrupted coverage of the ongoing conflict in Iraq and around the world -- and we intend to fulfill it.
we can't do it without your financial support
and now is the time to give it.