Monday, May 20, 2019

Tag: torture

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.

Hypocritical Democratic Senator announces support for Haspel’s nomination

Besides Sen. Mark Warner, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, and Heidi Heitkamp have announced their support for Haspel’s nomination.

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.

‘Bloody Gina’ Haspel’s disqualifying record of CIA torture

All senators should close the book on torture now and vote to oppose Gina Haspel's confirmation.

The Saudi purge shaking the Middle East

The seeming power grab consolidates all the major security forces and the military in the hands of the current King Salman and his son, the 32 year old Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman.

The torture-friendly Trump administration

Only stupid people say torture works – and one of them is sitting in the White House.

Trump administration suppresses CIA torture report

“No senator, chairman or not, has the authority to erase history.”

Federal Bureau of Prisons covered up visit to CIA torture site

With a looming Trump presidency, the ACLU and many others are gravely concerned with the President-elect’s remarks on the campaign trail regarding the reimplementation of torture.

After a Landmark Legal Ruling, Will CIA Torture Victims Finally Have...

Here in Washington state last month, Federal Judge Justin Quackenbush allowed a landmark lawsuit to move forward against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA’s torture program.

Federal Judge is Allowing Torture Victims to Sue the Psychologists who...

For the first time, victims of the CIA torture program will be able to sue the Psychologists responsible for the program.

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3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.
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‘The Planet’s on F***ing Fire:’ Bill Nye tells adults to grow up and tackle...

"There are a lot of things we could do to put it out – are any of them free? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f**k up."

Robert Reich: The House now has a Constitutional duty to impeach Trump

This may not be the practical political thing to do. But it is the right thing to do.

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