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Richard Kim

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Haiti: Small Victory for Shock Resistance

(17) Comments | Posted January 20, 2010 | 6:27 PM

In response to the wave of criticism, the IMF has just issued a statement saying that they will try to turn the $100-million loan to Haiti into a grant. This is unprecedented in my experience and shows that public pressure in moments of disaster can...

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Pop Torture

(13) Comments | Posted December 10, 2005 | 12:11 PM

"It is not accidental that in the torturers' idiom the room in which the brutality occurs was called the 'production room' in the Philippines, the 'cinema room' in South Vietnam, and the 'blue lit stage' in Chile...having as its purpose the production of a fantastic illusion of power,...

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