On April 28 the subject of torture was discussed in oral arguments
before the Supreme Court.
A Nation of WASPs?
In the early 1980s, soon after the right-wing grassroots movement gave
us a Reagan presidency, I announced that I would be boycotting my
straight friends' weddings.
Even before the Congressional hearings on the criminal abuse of Iraqi
detainees at Abu Ghraib prison, Colin Powell brought up My Lai, the
Vietnamese village where, in 1968, American troops slau
"The unthinkable is becoming thinkable," neoconservative pundit Robert
Kagan despaired recently in the Washington Post.
Every December for the past nineteen years, marchers in Bhopal, India,
have paraded an effigy of Warren Anderson through town and burned it.
Anderson is despised because he was the CEO of Union
"Abu Ghraib prison was used for torture in Saddam's time.
Despite decades of battering by divorce and the proliferation of
single-parent households, the family remains a source of inexhaustible
What are the thousand words, I wonder, that are worth the pictures of
grinning US soldiers sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners in Abu Ghraib
The Sinclair Broadcast Group, a Maryland-based media company whose
holdings include sixty-two TV stations, did the country a favor when it
refused to air the April 30 special edition of Nigh