Monthly Archives: October 2007

Stop Torture by the US, Period

The First Nation to Legalize Torture: Inside Israel’s Military CourtsBy LISA HAJJAR Should the United States, seeking to recalibrate the balance between security and liberty in the “war on terror,” emulate Israel in its treatment of Palestinian detainees? That is … finish reading Stop Torture by the US, Period

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But Will Darth or Junior Hear the Voice of Reason?

We think not. And as far as we’re concerned, fuck every last one of the assholes who says there’s always a military option on the table. We just say, “Fuck You !!!!” No Evidence Iran Building Nuclear Weapons : Mohamed … finish reading But Will Darth or Junior Hear the Voice of Reason?

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God, Somebody Else Is Finally Getting It

This is precisely the headline we’ve used on several occasions over the last year-and-a-half since we began publishing to describe what the US is/has become. We’re glad to see someone else recognise it. Thank you, Mr. Hedges. The American Police … finish reading God, Somebody Else Is Finally Getting It

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Isn’t a Little Humility in Order?

INDUSTRY’S PLAN FOR USBy Peter MontagueRachel’s Democracy & Health News #930, October 25, 2007 [Rachel’s introduction: The fossil fuel corporations have a plan for us, and it does not include any substantial investment in renewable solar energy. Their plan is … finish reading Isn’t a Little Humility in Order?

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Not Again !!!

McConnell marks funds for contractor: Firm Under Investigation for BriberyBy John Cheves Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is pushing $25 million in earmarked federal funds for a British defense contractor that is under criminal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department and … finish reading Not Again !!!

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Scrutinising Business Ethics, Human Rights, Etc.

American giants run into IIT backlash New Delhi, Oct. 28: Select US corporate giants — long viewed as symbols of America’s military-industry complex — have run into an unlikely hurdle in their plans to recruit and research at the Indian … finish reading Scrutinising Business Ethics, Human Rights, Etc.

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Ruffling Junior’s (aka "The Devil") Feathers

Hugo Chavez Should Adopt San Franciscoby Tommi Avicolli-Mecca‚ Oct. 25‚ 2007 How I wish Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would adopt San Francisco, as he has the South Bronx. According to the New York Times, the poorest area of New York … finish reading Ruffling Junior’s (aka "The Devil") Feathers

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A Mutual Policy of Solidarity

Venezuela’s debt to CubaBy Salim Lamrani, Oct 24, 2007, 14:22 The Venezuelan oligarchy furiously criticizes President Chávez for the aid it provides in the form of cheap oil to the government in Havana. Indeed, Cuba receives 98,000 barrels of oil … finish reading A Mutual Policy of Solidarity

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Daily Life in Iraq

From the blog A Star From Mosul. Just whiningFriday, October 26, 2007 Breathing slowly.. In and out..that’s what I have to do to keep myself from crying, and stay alive.I’m more depressed than I’ve ever been in the last year … finish reading Daily Life in Iraq

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Ecuadorian Spinal Fortitude and Good Humour

It’s a good t’ing !! The U.S. Government has become accustomed over the last 60-80 years to going where it pleases, doing what it pleases, and using ‘foreign aid’ as a mechanism for buying out independent thought and sovereignty in … finish reading Ecuadorian Spinal Fortitude and Good Humour

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Dismantling Guantanamo, Crime by Crime

Guantanamo military lawyer breaks ranks to condemn ‘unconscionable’ detentionby Leonard DoyleOctober 27, 2007, The Independent An American military lawyer and veteran of dozens of secret Guantanamo tribunals has made a devastating attack on the legal process for determining whether Guantanamo … finish reading Dismantling Guantanamo, Crime by Crime

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(Mild) Traumatic Brain Injury

Undiagnosed brain injury – the hidden legacy of IraqMatthew Taylor and Esther AddleySaturday October 27, 2007, The Guardian MoD begins study amid fears that up to 20,000 soldiers may be affected The Ministry of Defence is conducting a major study … finish reading (Mild) Traumatic Brain Injury

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