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U.S. Fueling Human Rights Abuses in Colombia in Violation of Its Own Laws

Dan Kovalik | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

Thus, Human Rights Watch just released its annual human rights report on Colombia, and it is not pretty. The punch line of the report is most damning of the United States and its role in that country's abysmal practices -- undoubtedly, the very worst of this hemisphere.

Why Tax the Rich to Pay for More War?

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Ordinarily, I think of myself as a card-carrying liberal. But lately, I'm getting the feeling that Liberal America had a meeting to decide on our current priorities and peace advocates weren't invited

Obama vs. Clinton on Honduras?

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Hayden

Apparent differences between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are threatening to confuse American policy towards the coup in Honduras.

Torture Now an Afghanistan Issue

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Hayden

Now is the time for the new Obama administration to look more closely into the Afghanistan gulag before they become entangled in a web of deceit which, until now, has been avoided.