Monday, October 3, 2016

If Nature Is Sacred, Capitalism Is Wicked


News & Views | 10.03.16


  If Nature Is Sacred, Capitalism Is Wicked
by Jake Johnson
If "water is life," as the Sioux saying goes, an economic system that poisons water for profit is life's contradiction.


  Ex-CIA Detainees Describe 'Terrifying' Unreported Torture Techniques
by Nadia Prupis
New reports from Human Rights Watch shed further light on program the government fought for years to keep hidden from public
  Tens of Thousands in Streets, on Strike in Poland Over Draconian Abortion Ban
by Deirdre Fulton
Solidarity protests were also held in Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, and elsewhere in Europe and the United States
  NY Attorney General to Trump Foundation: Stop Raising Money Now
by Andrea Germanos
Schneiderman's office says continued failure to comply with state law 'shall be deemed to be a continuing fraud upon the people of the state of New York'
  As DAPL Protesters Brace for Winter, Feds Say No Evictions From Encampment
by Andrea Germanos
'We're not leaving until we defeat this big black snake'
  Blow for Transparency as Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin Corruption Case
by Nadia Prupis
"Today's decision means that, for now, the people of Wisconsin will not know what special interests are secretly bankrolling their politicians"
  'Unspeakably Sad': Colombia Voters Narrowly Reject Landmark Peace Deal
by Deirdre Fulton
The areas most affected by the conflict overwhelmingly voted "Yes" for peace
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  US Diplomacy and Interventionism in the Age of Endless War
by Conn Hallinan
Is the United States on the verge of enshrining humanitarian intervention as a bedrock principle of foreign policy?
  One Year After Kunduz: Battlefields Without Doctors, in Wars Without Limits
by Christopher Stokes
We cannot accept that we might be targeted for treating the wounded enemy
  Obama Warned to Defuse Tensions with Russia, Avert Wider War in Syria
by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
Veterans of the intelligence community call on president to defuse growing tensions with Russia over Syria by reining in the demonization of President Putin and asserting White House civilian control over the Pentagon
  Liberty Is Security: The Lesson Not Drawn From 9/11
by Karen Greenberg
How government overreach does not keep us safe
  Homeland Security Must Stop Using Private Prisons for Immigration Detention. Here’s How to Do It.
by Joanne Lin, Carl Takei
If DHS is to eliminate private prisons from the immigration system, then it must reduce its use of detention
  In Latin America, The Empire Strikes Back
by Chris Hedges
The movements and governments in Latin America have fallen prey to the dark forces of U.S. imperialism and the wrath of corporate power
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