Private prisons thrive on cheap labor and the hunger of job-starved towns.
EMENDATION: Naomi Klein reported in her July 12 "Lookout" column that Aegis CEO Tim Spicer helped put down rebels and stage a military coup in Papua New Guinea. Actually, although his secret employment by the PNG government to put down rebels became a divisive issue within the PNG military and led to a military coup, Spicer played no role in staging the coup. (7/14/04)
With firmness and style, President Reagan has commandeered the rhetorical high ground by his "program for economic recovery." The phrases and concepts of Reaganomics--get government off our backs
In his now-famous report on Abu Ghraib prison, Maj. Gen.
As crises go, medical insurance is not a very sexy one.
Alan Greenspan is well loved among the governing elites and seldom criticized, because he convincingly plays the role of America's Dr. Pangloss.
The main effect of bringing back the draft would be to further militarize the nation.
The war on Iraq has made us all painfully aware of the Pentagon's growing reliance on private companies.
The presidential campaigns and their armies of consultants are well
aware that a jittery American public yearns for jobs.
What if we go under?