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Book of the Year: Guantanamo

David Shook | Posted 02.15.2015 | Books
David Shook

Guantanamo is a powerful reminder that language is an instrument of power, equally capable of humanizing and dehumanizing others. Guantanamo itself, with its strange, off-the-books location on Cuba and its strict policy of secrecy, bears witness to the impunity of the powerful.

Who Cares If It Works? Jesus, Torture, and Rectal Hydration

Derek Penwell | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion
Derek Penwell

Look, I'm not saying you can't be a Christian and support torture. I'm just saying that you're going to have a hard time convincing Jesus that it's a Christianity he would recognize.

Goldman Sachs Receives Subpoena In Relation To Credit Crisis

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

By Christina Rexrode and Rachel Beck NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was subpoenaed by the Manhattan District Attorney's office over the...

John Cusack: Goldman Sachs Basically Is The Government

Posted 07.10.2011 | Business

Add John Cusack to the list of celebrities unhappy with the supposed ties binding Wall Street and Washington. On Monday night, the actor, known for...

Blackwater Took Hundreds Of US Weapons From Military, Afghan Police Using 'South Park' Alias

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation accuses the Army of turning a blind eye when a Blackwater subsidiary hired violent drug users to help train the Af...

How Big Banks, Lobbyists, And Lawyers Move Dirty Money Into The US

Mother Jones | — Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Among Bank of America's 50 million customers, Pierre Falcone was far from ordinary. An infamous global arms dealer who illegally sold weapons to Angol...