Columns & Articles

A Vote for Mukasey Is a Vote for Torture

Judge Michael Mukasey admits waterboarding is repugnant, but refuses to say whether it amounts to torture.

For Whom the Bell’s Palsy Tolls

Bell’s palsy. It hit suddenly a month ago. I had just stepped off a plane in New York, and my friend noticed the telltale sagging lip.

Hold Politicians’ Feet to the Fire

The "Step It Up" campaign is making the link between environmental crises and global warming. It’s time for politicians to do the same.

Imagine Peace—A Ray of Light in Dark Times

On John Lennon’s birthday, peace activist and artist Yoko Ono realizes a dream they shared.

Time Is Running Out for Brother and Sister

Troy Anthony Davis and his sister, Martina Correia, are fighting for their lives.

October 10, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Troy Davis, Death Penalty

Chevron’s Pipeline Is the Burmese Regime’s Lifeline

The barbarous military regime depends on revenue from the nation’s gas reserves and partners such as Chevron to buy bullets for the guns it points at monks, a detail conveniently ignored by the Bush administration.

October 03, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Burma

Global Consensus, Not Global Conquest

As world leaders gather this week to address the United Nations General Assembly, President Bush’s refusal to negotiate on the two key issues of our day—war and global warming—has been stunning.

Tipping the Scales of Justice in Jena

The tree at Jena High School has been cut down, but the furor around it has only grown.

Tear Down That Wall

From the Bayou to Baghdad: Mission Accomplished?

Abu Ghraib: One of Al’s Claims to Fame

Psychologists in Denial About Torture

Radio for the People

The Uncounted Casualties of War

August 03, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Soldier Suicides

Children’s Healthcare Is a No-Brainer

Legislation to expand funding of children’s health care faces obstacles from President Bush and tobacco industry interests

It’s still about race in Jena, La.

Goodman speaks out on racial injustice in Louisiana

Students speak up to President Bush

Presidential Scholars tell Bush America should not stand for torture.

The High Cost of Libby’s Silence

Goodman discusses the implications of Scooter Libby’s commutation

Time is Right for New Pentagon Papers

The story of the leak of the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times is famous, but how they got published as a book, with Gravel’s face on the jacket, reads like a John Grisham novel.

‘SiCKO’: Michael Moore’s Prescription for Change

On Michael Moore’s new documentary about the US healthcare system

June 20, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Michael Moore

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