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Torture and death in America’s prisons

Torture and death in America’s prisons

By Andre Damon. Originally published by WSWS. Viewed from the high-rise multi-million-dollar apartments lining the South side of New York’s Central Park, colloquially referred to as Billionaires’ Row, Rikers Island… Read the rest
The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch

The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch

An Open Letter to Kenneth Roth By MAIREAD MAGUIRE, ADOLFO PEREZ ESQUIVEL, RICHARD FALK, HANS von SPONECK & KEANE BHATT . Dear Kenneth Roth, While we welcome your stated commitment… Read the rest
Court and Caliphate: New SCOTUS Ruling Fuels Sectarian Rise

Court and Caliphate: New SCOTUS Ruling Fuels Sectarian Rise

By Chris Floyd. Originally published at Empire Burlesque. [Wheaton sports two chapels- the 2400 seat Edman chapel (left) and the Memorial Chapel (right) .] On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled… Read the rest
“Operation Protective Edge”: Is Israel Planning Gaza’s “Final Solution”?

“Operation Protective Edge”: Is Israel Planning Gaza’s “Final Solution”?

Felicity Arbuthnot Yet another massive assault on Palestine is underway, where, of course, according to the Balfour Declaration, the Jewish population are guests not occupiers since: “ …the establishment in… Read the rest
Violence in Chicago: A symptom of social breakdown

Violence in Chicago: A symptom of social breakdown

By Kristina Betenis. Originally published at WSWS. Over the July 4th holiday weekend, a wave of violence and homicides in Chicago, Illinois claimed the lives of 16 people, and left… Read the rest
Understanding Israel’s Corrosive Influence on Western Democracy

Understanding Israel’s Corrosive Influence on Western Democracy

John Chuckman Something troubling is quietly underway in the Western world, that portion of the world’s governments who style themselves as liberal democracies and free societies. Through a number… Read the rest
Disposable Futures

Disposable Futures

By Henry A. Giroux, Cyrano’s Contributing Editor, and Brad Evans. Originally published at TruthOut. [Graphic courtesy Are some lives disposable?] TThe 20th Century is often termed the “Century of… Read the rest
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