Tags » Rendition

The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture (Part1)

Heavily redacted, tersely written and a brutal marathon of odd euphemisms and acronyms, this is our political system in action. It’s the War on Terror, as well as a front row seat to the spectacle of our personal freedoms eroded in the name of “national security”. 1,117 more words

Book Reviews

The 'Game of Thrones' theme gets a bluegrass makeover


This guy’s version of the theme is even better than the original.

New

Reprieve: media demands release of Gitmo force-feeding videos

Almost 6.4 million people have viewed Reprieve’s video. We care what is being done in our names, on our dimes.

Reprieve: (+1) 917 855 8064… 437 more words

The COO of Evil Inc. (Part-1) - Shadow President

Reproduced below is an excerpt of a conversation in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List, where Oscar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson) sits with the heinous German prison camp leader, Amon Goeth (Ralph Fiennes). 1,681 more words

George W Bush

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting 2015

I am pleased to say that I will be presenting my research at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco this September. My paper, … 104 more words

Human Rights

Investigatory Powers Tribunal wants UK to continue secretly violating rights

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160

For immediate release: Fri March 13 2015

Government fights to keep lawyer snooping details secret

The UK government today argued that it should not have to admit to several Libyan renditions victims, or to the public, whether it spied unlawfully on their protected communications with their lawyers. 382 more words