Views for 2014-01-26

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Jeffrey Kaye
Contrary to Obama's Promises, the US Military Still Permits Torture
The United States Army Field Manual (AFM) on interrogation (pdf) has been sold to the American public and the world as a replacement for the brutal torture tactics used by the CIA and the Department...
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Stephen Zunes
The US Role in Iraq's Upsurge in Violence
The tragic upsurge of violence in Iraq in recent months, including the temporary takeover of sections of two major Iraqi cities by al-Qaida affiliates, is a direct consequence of the repression of...
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Daniel Hunter
Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents
Forty years ago a tiny group of antiwar protesters picked locks at the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Media, Pa. They stuffed briefcases with confidential documents which they later...
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Kristin Moe
Why the Smartphone Became the Lightsaber of the Environmental Justice Movement
A week after the chemical spill that poisoned the drinking water for 300,000 West Virginians on January 9, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced that water was again safe for consumption.
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Michelle Chen
Coal Spill Puts Spotlight on Colombia’s Labor and Environmental Struggles
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Richard Eskow
Crime Doesn't Pay? JPMorgan Chase Begs to Differ
What do you give a Wall Street CEO who has presided over a decade of fraud and criminality, who directly supervised a unit which lost $6 billion through incompetent and illegal trading, and whose...
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