Category: Social Policy

Ramzy Baroud: Whitewashing CIA Torture

“We are [not so] awesome” after all

Marina Sitrin: Solidarity Health Clinics in Greece

What self-organization gives us is the opportunity to achieve what we call a different health care, a different sort of health

William Boardman: Architects of Atrocity Remain at Large, and Unrepentant

Along with everything else we know about these men who still defend their criminality, why isn’t that enough for probable cause and a criminal indictment?

Marjorie Cohn: Torture Report Confirms Team Bush War Crimes

Even after many years of writing books and articles about the Bush torture policy, I was unprepared for the atrocious pattern of crimes our government committed against other human beings

James Petras: Imperialism and the Politics of Torture

The Senate Report on CIA torture will not result in any resignations, let alone prosecutions or trials

Paul Street: Latin America Leads in Opposing US Torture and Surveillance

As the first global region to feel the imperial presence and fury of the United States and to see US power embedded in its own social and political life, Latin America logically leads the world in rejecting US power

Gustavo Duch: Ebola: The route begins in our cars

Changes in the ecosystem of the area, comprised of a mosaic of small family farms and great biodiversity, the creation of uniform monocultures and impoverished people are the factors that favored the spread of the virus

Atilio Boron: Empire and Legitimation of Torture

The report emphasizes the ineffectiveness of torture while circumventing the ethical or political considerations of the issue

Ted Snider: America’s Ironic Sanctioning of Venezuela

America has made such a banality out of hypocrisy that there is no longer any irony: only naïveté for having expected something different

Danica Jorden: Dilma Cries Upon Receipt of Truth Commission Report

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was overcome during her speech on Wednesday at the ceremony to honour the completion and reception of the National Truth Commission’s report

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