Attack Libya; farewell republic

By Saul Landau Right wing Republicans want to “save” the Constitution, the Republic’s framework, at a time when the USA has enmeshed itself in foreign wars and international military alliances. They cite reverently the framers’ intentions, which did not include excluding Congress from basic information about U.S. policy. Unelected officials have now “classified” (hidden) tens […]

Bradley Manning: Torture Victim?

Over the past few months, with the crisis in Japan, endless budget debates, and NATO bombings in Libya, very little media attention has been given to the steady trickle of Wikileaks releases and related stories. Nonetheless, one important news story, mostly overlooked by the main stream media, has been the alleged torture by the U.S. […]