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Carter Can Take Gitmo Closure Across the Finish Line

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 04.06.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Hopefully Ashton Carter, President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, will make a strong commitment to closing down Guantanamo before the end of President Obama's term. His confirmation hearing will be a key indicator of how committed he is to this goal.

Will the New Pope Help the Christian Left Fulfill MLK's Vision?

Jonathan Greenberg | Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion
Jonathan Greenberg

Pope Francis has shocked--and delighted--many, with his revival of the "social gospel" of the core deeds (feeding the hungry, healing the sick, clothing the poor and visiting the incarcerated), which Jesus reportedly commanded of his followers.

Esperanza Spalding: Guantanamo Bay Is 'A Money Trap That Doesn't Need To Exist'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Grammy-award winning performer Esperanza Spalding is set on shutting down Guantanamo Bay. Along with a panel of activists, former detainees and offici...

Michael McAuliff

Gitmo, Indefinite Detention Battles Emerge Amid NSA Scandal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the nation already alarmed over revelations of massive National Security Agency data collection, Congress is set to act next week o...

Sam Stein

Music Stars Demand Records On Bush Administration's Use Of Music For Torture | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of prominent musicians are joining a campaign to close Guantanamo Bay and demanding the release of records about what music was used during th...