Amitabh Pal

Amitabh Pal is managing editor of The Progressive.

 

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Friday, July 4, 2014 - 8:00am
"Missing" Verdict: U.S. Guilty in Chile
In a remarkable judicial verdict in Chile, the U.S. government has been held responsible for the deaths of two of its own countrymen 40 years ago. “The United States military intelligence services played a pivotal role in setting up the murders of two American citizens in 1973, providing the...
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 3:21pm
After Sikh Temple Killings, We Need To Take Hate Seriously
One year after the Sikh temple massacre in Oak Creek, Wis., we still aren’t grappling seriously enough with intolerance. The gunman who shot down six worshippers on Aug. 5, 2012, before turning his pistol on himself, was motivated by bigotry. Wade Michael Page had a dubious history.
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Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 9:21am
Obama Shouldn’t Have Chosen Susan Rice
Susan Rice will bring considerable baggage to her role as National Security Adviser.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 11:11am
Austerity is Killing Us
The economic poison of austerity is literally killing thousands, as a recent book so superbly makes clear.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 8:54am
Indian Court Ruling Victory for Patients Around the World
An Indian court just granted a huge victory to the sick all over the planet.
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Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 8:49am
Wall Street Execs Should Face Criminal Consequences
Another day, another Wall Street scandal—and yet another instance where the perpetrators will quite certainly get little more than a slap on the wrist.
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 7:11am
John Kerry Continues Tradition of Appeasing Saudis
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Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 9:36am
US Still Acquiescing in Bahraini Crackdown
Two years ago this week, the Bahraini monarchy started cracking down on its people. It’s still at it, with the complicity of the Obama Administration.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 1:58pm
John Kerry’s Conventional Mindset
As his recent confirmation hearing showed, John Kerry won’t think outside the box when he is the Secretary of State.
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Friday, January 4, 2013 - 8:28am
Al Jazeera Purchase of Current TV an Attempt to Overcome Bias
It’s early in the new year, but the media landscape has already shifted with the news that Al Jazeera is purchasing Al Gore’s Current TV. “Al Jazeera did not disclose the purchase price, but people with direct knowledge of the deal pegged it at around $500 million, indicating a $100 million payout for Mr. Gore, who owned 20 percent of Current,” reports the New York Times. What is the motivation?
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