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Mehnaaz Mome: The Missing Piece in the Gun Violence Discourse — The Porous Border Between Republic and Empire

It may not be a coincidence that the rise in the killings of unarmed civilians thrives at a time when America remains engaged in a multitude of wars, some visible, … Continue reading

December 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: A Children’s Gitmo on the Border

Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t seen or heard the chilling videos in which U.S. border officials shamelessly … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Mohamedou Ould Slahi: My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored

“Who I am now, thanks to my lawyers, my family and friends, my publishers, and my readers, is a free man.” If I wanted to, I could put my pen … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Andrea Germanos: Supreme Court Delivers ‘Dangerous Message’ — Immunity for Former Bush Officials Over 9/11 Detentions

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that former George W. Bush officials cannot be held liable for the abuse and detention of a group of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sarah Browning: I go for days

I go for days forgetting these pictures – bare brown bodies stained and curled on cement floors or cowering in a corner, the dog’s teeth more real than the man’s … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 3 Comments

Marcellene Hearn: The Torture Secrets Are Coming

The American people are entitled to know what took place in U.S. detention centers. And it would be completely backwards to suppress images of government misconduct on the grounds that … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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