Category: Social Policy

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Joe Emersberger: Human Rights Watch: The Empire’s Human Rights Group

Human Rights Watch’s latest World Report is filled with imperial assumptions and misinformation

Ted Rall: Bernie Can Pay For His Agenda by Cutting Defense

If Bernie can answer this two-part question, he wins the nomination: how will he get his far-left programs (by American standards, not those of the rest of the world) through Congress? How will he pay for them?

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Frida Berrigan: Time spent in Guantánamo is time no one gets back — whether soldier or prisoner

All those innocent men released from Guantánamo and still struggling to find their footing in strange lands — and still struggling to heal from severe trauma

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Russell Mokhiber: Heather White and the Human Costs of Electronics

Heather White is a graduate of Harvard and MIT. Who Pays the Price? The Human Cost of Electronics (Indiegogo 3min trailer) from Whopaysfilm on Vimeo. She speaks fluent Chinese. She knows first hand the supplier networks in China — the factories that supply your iPhone and iPad and other cell phones and digital devices. And Read more…

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Dave Zirin: Brazil in Peril: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Zika Virus

The legacy of the 2016 Brazil Olympics could be the spreading of the Zika virus across the hemisphere’s most vulnerable populations

Meryl Nass: NY Times in-depth article on US heroin epidemic gets the cause and the solution all wrong

There has been profound, systematic inflation of the amount of heroin reaching the US from Mexico and Colombia by the US government

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Ann Jones: American Democracy Down for the Count

Or What Is It the Scandinavians Have That We Don’t?

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Belen Fernandez: Happy Birthday, Guantánamo

Gitmo is an offshore penal colony that’s close enough to administer with ease, but far enough away to exist on the margins of legality

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Edward S. Herman: Western Aggression is the Highest Form of Terrorism

The U.S. invaders of Iraq in 2003 proudly announced a “shock and awe” purpose in their opening assault, clearly designed to instill fear; that is, to terrorize the victim population along with the target security forces

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Vincent Emanuele: I Helped Create ISIS

When I was stationed in Iraq with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines from 2003-2005, I didn’t know what the repercussions of the war would be, but I knew there would be a reckoning.

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