Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: Guantánamo Bay

Justice derailed

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation was not the first nail in the coffin of justice in America – and sadly, it’s unlikely to be the last.

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.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

‘Enemy combatants’ again?

Will Washington never learn?

Pentagon sued over Gitmo cancer outbreak

“Defendants took no steps to protect military commissions personnel from the risks associated with the carcinogens found at Camp Justice.”

Guantánamo’s last 100 days

The story that never was.

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.

A Family Broken Up: Freed After 8 Years at Guantánamo, a...

Democracy Now discusses a story about a father and son who were held for many years at Guantánamo. Here is how their relationship was used against them in Guantánamo and what's become of them after their release.

Close Guantanamo—Then Give It Back to Cuba

This week is the 13th anniversary of the first post-9/11 prisoners arriving at Guantanamo Bay. This has people wondering: is it time to put an end to this dark chapter of U.S. history, close the prison and return the land to Cuba?

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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