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WikiLeaks: Where's the Oil?

Posted December 16, 2010 | 12:10:10 (EST)

Ever since the first WikiLeaks "dump" of classified documents began during the summer of this year, I've been looking for official documents that confirm what many serious -- but often censored -- journalists have known for a long time: that the war on terror is really just the latest stage...

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The People vs. Bush: How to Prosecute a President

Posted November 9, 2010 | 13:20:53 (EST)

One wonders if former President George W. Bush actually thinks he will be politically resurrected -- and absolved of all his crimes -- following a tide of Republican electoral victories last week and the publication of his memoir this week. Already there has been a good deal of commentary about...

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"Let Them Eat Fish:" Reflections on Deceptive Advertising by Entergy and BP

Posted September 1, 2010 | 13:41:29 (EST)

As campaign season heats up in my home state of Vermont, environmentally conscious voters have been remarking on the similarity between media ads on local TV by Entergy, owner of the radiation-leaking Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, and BP, responsible for the worst environmental catastrophe in American history.


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The Battle for Justice Heats Up

Posted May 4, 2010 | 17:09:14 (EST)

The growing accountability movement got a major shot in the arm recently when it learned that on April 19, an Argentinian judge sentenced the last of Argentina's dictators, Reynaldo Bignone, age 83, to 25 years in prison. Bignone's crime: kidnapping and torturing 56 victims in a concentration camp during the...

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David v. Goliath, Vermont Style: The Death of Nuclear Power in Vermont?

Posted March 1, 2010 | 15:44:08 (EST)

A driving snowstorm could not keep Vermonters away from the statehouse in Montpelier last week as the Vermont Senate convened a historic debate and then voted on the future of the state's aging nuclear power plant. Some 1300 people -- most of them standing before live video coverage outside the...

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Tony Blair's Great Game: Toying With the Chilcot Investigation

Posted February 8, 2010 | 16:23:00 (EST)

One of the most remarkable things about England's ongoing "Iraq War Inquiry" is how little has been written about it in the U.S. Though many Britons believe the so-called Chilcot inquiry is a whitewash, there are important facts to glean from the testimony of high level officials who led Great...

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