Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Guantánamo Bay

Gitmo’s shameful twentieth anniversary

The U.S. prison at the Guantánamo Bay naval base reached its shameful 20th anniversary of operations on January 11 — with a...

Now close Gitmo, too

Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.

Biden reviews Guantanamo prison; aims to close it before end of...

A revival of an Obama-era goal, President Joe Biden announced the launch of a formal review of the U.S. military prison at...

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.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.