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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
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The comedian called the report proof that humanity can't decline any further.
"Waiting for Fahd"- a Short Documentary of One Gitmo Detainee's Family
Society & Culture  (tags: Guntanamo, yemeni, detainees, cleared for release, ethics, rights )

Angelika
- 7 days ago - ccrjustice.org
One family's hope for life beyond Guantanamo. 'Waiting for Fahd' tells the story of CCR client Fahd Ghazy, a Yemeni national unlawfully detained at Guantánamo since he was 17 and who is now 30.
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
- 22 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.
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
- 19 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.
Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP
Business  (tags: Uruguay, social welfare, universal health care, anti-smoking campaign, health warnings, labeling, neoliberal assault, London, TTIP, TPP, Phillip Morris, ICSID, transnational, corporate governance, multinationals, global banks, national sovereignty )

LucyKalei
- 4 days ago - truth-out.org
For past 10 yrs, Uruguay's been leading an experiment in economic & social democracy providing economic growth, fair wages, social welfare & universal health care, but now in fight for survival due to $25M PhillipMorris lawsuit over health warning labels
Sandy Hook Families Sue Gunmaker for Selling Weapon With Single Purpose: 'Mass Shootings'
Business  (tags: U.S., Gun Control, Connecticut )

Judy
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Bushmaster producer and distributor charged with making and marketing for civilians a 'combat weapon used for the purpose of waging war and killing human beings'
U.S. Taxpayers Help Fund Oil-Train Boom Amid Safety Concerns
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., Big Oil, Environment, Transportation )

Judy
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
"Look at the towns. All they're getting are more trains in their backyard and all the risk with no financial benefits"
San Jose Police Are Reviewing An Officer's Behavior After His Threatening Tweet To Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: phillip white, police, protesters, san jose, threat, tweet, twitter, trending )

Judy
- 3 days ago - buzzfeed.com
"By the way if anyone feels they can't breathe or their lives matter I'll be at the movies tonight, off duty, carrying my gun," Officer Phillip White tweeted.
Ghost Army: You, Too, Can Command An Iraqi Division for Only $2 Million
World  (tags: Insurgency, Iraq, iraq war, Iraqi Army, islamic state )

Judy
- 5 days ago - blogs.reuters.com
How corruption like this is handled will tell the tale of the army's future, and of the U.S.' investment.
Cheney & Rove Pin Torture On Their Old Boss - Why Is Amazing - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill of Rights, George Bush, Central Intelligence Agency, Constitution, National Security State, Dick Cheney, Torturers )

Judy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"Former President George W. Bush knew about and authorized the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other controversial tactics, according to Karl Rove, Bush's former top political adviser.
 
 
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