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Victoria Brittain> Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

Tomgram: Victoria Brittain, Fighting a Global War of Terror "Here was the texture of a hidden war of continual harassment against a largely helpless population.  This was how some of the most vulnerable people in British society -- often already traumatised refugees and torture survivors -- were made permanent scapegoats for our post-9/11, and then More

Victoria Brittain> Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

Tomgram: Victoria Brittain, Fighting a Global War of Terror "Here was the texture of a hidden war of continual harassment against a largely helpless population.  This was how some of the most vulnerable people in British society -- often already traumatised refugees and torture survivors -- were made permanent scapegoats for our post-9/11, and then More

Noam Chomsky> The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace

The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace by Noam Chomsky  Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Common Dreams It is not easy to escape from one’s skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let’s take a few examples. The war More

Noam Chomsky> The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace

The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace by Noam Chomsky  Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Common Dreams It is not easy to escape from one’s skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let’s take a few examples. The war More

Cathy Breen> From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire? Iraqi refugees in Syria

From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire? Hardly a day goes by that I don’t receive an email or desperate phone call from Iraqi refugees in Syria . . . By Cathy Breen   VFCN This article first appeared on WagingNonviolence.org. Click here for the video. “Can you help us?” cries the voice over the phone from More

Cathy Breen> From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire? Iraqi refugees in Syria

From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire? Hardly a day goes by that I don’t receive an email or desperate phone call from Iraqi refugees in Syria . . . By Cathy Breen   VFCN This article first appeared on WagingNonviolence.org. Click here for the video. “Can you help us?” cries the voice over the phone from More

Chris Hedges> Criminalizing Dissent

Criminalizing Dissent Photo by CTJ71081 (CC-BY) By Chris Hedges   Posted on Aug 13, 2012    truthdig.com I was on the 15th floor of the Southern U.S. District Court in New York in the courtroom of Judge Katherine Forrest last Tuesday. It was the final hearing in the lawsuit I brought in January against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense More

Chris Hedges> Criminalizing Dissent

Criminalizing Dissent Photo by CTJ71081 (CC-BY) By Chris Hedges   Posted on Aug 13, 2012    truthdig.com I was on the 15th floor of the Southern U.S. District Court in New York in the courtroom of Judge Katherine Forrest last Tuesday. It was the final hearing in the lawsuit I brought in January against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense More

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