Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: Gitmo

Holding the line on torture

Here’s a disclaimer of sorts: ever since I witnessed the effects of U.S. torture policy firsthand in Central America in the 1980s, I’ve had a deep personal interest in American torture practices.

A children’s Gitmo on the border

It's time to do what we have failed to do for so long now: push back hard on the truly un-American policies.

U.S. Escalates Battle to Keep Guantánamo Force-Feeding Tapes Hidden

A federal judge had given the government until Friday to release footage in which a Syrian detainee was force-fed. The government has now appealed.

Send Obama to Gitmo

President Obama has said he’s like to visit Cuba before leaving office. Wouldn’t it be grand if he visited Caimanera to make an announcement that the prison would be closed and the lovely Cuban seaport would finally be returned to its rightful owners?

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What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

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EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

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