Does it lessen the horror to admit that this is not the first time the
US government has used torture to wipe out political opponents? The
exclusion of the impact of the School of the Americas on war crimes in El
Salvador, Argentina and Panama from our current debate on torture is
evidence of our collective amnesia.
Across Latin America indigenous movements redrawing the continent's
political map, demanding not just "rights" but a reinvention of the
state along deeply democratic lines.
Let the evacuees of New Orleans take the lead in determining how the
billions of dollars in reconstruction funds are used to rebuild their
lives and their city.
Though many blame Britain's excessive tolerance for the recent terrorist attacks, the real problem is not too much multiculturalism but too little.
Exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide attributes his falling-out with Washington to a disagreement over privatization.
The people of Africa, not Western corporations, should benefit from Africa's resources.
Rebuilding is no longer the primary purpose of the reconstruction industry.