Tag Archives: extraordinary rendition

GTMO 2016: Special Report (Video)

RT America’s Simone Del Rosario went to Guantanamo Bay to investigate how and if the prison will be soon shut down, and to see what conditions those detainees are living in.

CCR: Beyond awareness, accountability for torture – and action

Center for Constitutional Rights: June is Torture Awareness Month, and June 26 is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Center for Constitutional Rights  June 22, 2015 CCR is marking these occasions with a week of blog content focusing on our anti-torture work in a variety of cases and several events in Washington, DC as […]

Evergreene Digest: Why Are We Paying the NFL to Help the Pentagon Recruit Troops?

Zirin: We know that the US Department of Defense doled out $5.4 million from 2011 to 2014 to fourteen NFL teams to stage these warm-hearted “Salute the Troops” events, as well as do product placement, advertising, and “casual” (otherwise known as “subliminal”) mentions.

Chris Hedges: The Post-Constitutional Era

Corporations, no matter which politicians are in office, loot the Treasury, escape taxation, push down wages, break unions, dismantle civil society, gut regulation and legal oversight, control information, prosecute endless war and dismantle public institutions and programs that include schools, welfare and Social Security.  By Chris Hedges  May 4, 2014  truthdig.com Activist Lauren DiGioia is arrested […]

Peter Van Buren> Homeland Insecurity> Seven Years, Untold Dollars to Silence One Man

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, If the Government Does It, It’s “Legal” Posted by Peter Van Buren at 8:22am, May 9, 2013 Indefinite detention of the innocent and guilty alike, without any hope of charges, trial, or release: this is now the American way.  Most Americans, however, may not care to take that in, not even when the indefinitely […]

Truthdigger of the Week: Chris Hedges with video from Democracy Now!

Truthdigger of the Week: Chris Hedges Truthdigger of the Week    Posted on Jan 20, 2012  Late last year, President Obama pulled a fast one by changing his stance on the National Defense Authorization Act so suddenly and drastically that Americans were left with a bad case of legislative whiplash—and a very serious state of affairs with regard […]