Views for 2012-05-12

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Robert Crawford
No Secret Why CIA is Now Romanticizing 'Harsh Interrogation' Techniques
"The dark side -- that’s what we do."
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Erika Shaker
Don’t Kid Yourself: We All Pay for the Defunding of Higher Education
I went to McGill in the late 80s and early 90s when tuition fees were less than $1,200 a year, so with summer jobs and some parental help I graduated from my first degree debt-free. For my MA, which...
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Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez
From Superheroes to Ordinary Heroes: Time for a New Story
The image that stays with me most from the blockbuster superhero action film The Avengers is not the thrilling climax when the hero uses all his power to wrest a nuclear missile away from its...
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Christopher Brauchli
'The Hunger Games': Murder As Amusement For Children
My holy of holies is the human body, health. . . and the most absolute freedom imaginable, freedom from violence. . . . — Anton Chekhov, Letter to Alexei Pleshcheev Since not all my readers get to...
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Caroline Arnold
We Live in Strange Times
"Regarding the plethora of negative attacks against the method of hydraulic fracturing... Considering the mostly slanted news articles, editorials, letters, and via so-called "environmentally...
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Robert Meeropol
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed: Is Justice Possible?
Is it possible for Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (KSM), his co-defendants and the victims of their alleged crimes to receive justice? Can their torture and harsh conditions of confinement be ignored at the...
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