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Meet the Architects of the Torture Memos
Society & Culture  (tags: torture program, torture memos, DOJ, OLC, government, humanrights, Geneva Convention, Constitution of the United States, society )

Angelika
- 21 minutes ago - thenation.com
Should 'bad ideas' be protected by Academic Freedom ? Here's the unprecidented case of a law school dean to call for the criminal prosecution of a law professor at another campus of the same university .
Russell Brand on CIA Torture Report: If Rape Is Being Used As a Way To Get Info, We're Already In Hell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, CIA, interrogation )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - alternet.org
The comedian called the report proof that humanity can't decline any further.
European Parliament Resolution on Recognition of Palestine Statehood
World  (tags: European Parliament, resolution on Palestine statehood, vote Dec.17, 2014, the "Spanish solution", Israel, Palestine, ME, "peace process" )

Angelika
- 13 hours ago - europarl.europa.eu
The European Parliament supports "in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two state solution, and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced". The watered down EP resolution.
PETITION: Please Sign for the Unsung Heroes Who Said NO to Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, CIA, torture program, heroes who said no, formal honor, culture, americans, crime, abuse, law, government )

Angelika
- 2 hours ago - aclu.org
Ask president Obama Isn't it time we honored those who said no to torture? Formally honor those who, when our nation went off course, stayed true to our most fundamental ideals.
Times of Israel Blog: The Question We Haven't Asked About Ziad Abu Ein
World  (tags: israel, palestine, middle-east, Ziad Abu Ein, Abu Ain, Israeli law, violation, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Rabbi Arik Ascherman, blog )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - blogs.timesofisrael.com
As important as this investigation is, it begs the question how it was decided to violate Israeli law by sending security forces to stop Palestinians from planting trees on their own land.
ISIS--the New Israel
World  (tags: al-qaida, arab spring, caliphate, chris hedges, isis, islamic state, israel, osama bin laden, palestinian, saudi arabia, syria, zionism, zionist )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - truthdig.com
Agree or disagree - but this article makes some points that merit thinking about - whether or not one decides to reject some or all the points after thinking them through. (Thanks Angie for drawing attention to it)
Is It Right to Compare Ferguson to Gaza? Reflections From a Jewish Protester
World  (tags: Tikkun, Israel/Palestine, race, Ferguson )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - tikkun.org
I suggest, especially regarding the American Jewish response to the Garner case, the symmetry mentioned above is not totally unwarranted in regards to how they have been dealt with in the Jewish community. To reject is as careless as uncritical acceptance
Psychologists and Torture
Science & Tech  (tags: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Psychology, Ethics, APA, Torture, CIA, Rendition, Detention, Interrogation Group, Contractors, James Risen )

Judy
- 5 days ago - psychologytoday.com
A post-9/11 change in the APA's ethics code introduced the Nuremberg defense into American psychology--following lawful orders was an acceptable reason to violate professional ethics.
5 Awful Things Congress Snuck Into the Omnibus Budget Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., US House, Austerity )

Judy
- 5 days ago - commondreams.org
If you're a sold-out Congressperson looking to sneak through something shady, the 1600-page omnibus budget bill is the perfect opportunity.
A Care 2 Member Has Passed Away David
World  (tags: a care 2 member passes away my friend, David B )

Rose
- 3 days ago - care2.com
David B Has passed away he was my friend
 
 
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