Libyan Liberation – Is there Another Way?

  By Kathleen Barry With its call for regime change even before the Libyans began to rebel, American hypocrisy has been looming large over the U.S. war with Libya.  UN resolution 1973 was its pretext, humanitarian intervention its justification.  No doubt, humanitarian intervention is urgently needed in Libya.  But, when the U.S. acts as the […]

Fox News and John Bolton violate International Law.

By Lew Brown Yesterday in the media, amidst a backwash of junk food stories regaling us with the harrowing experience of Tila Tequila at an Insane Clown Posse concert, more outrage over a planned Mosque somewhere in the general neighborhood of the eternal hole in the ground we call “Ground Zero”, Pakistani weather reports and […]

Fox News and John Bolton Violate International Law

Fox News and John Bolton violate International Law. Tuesday, August 17th 2010. Lew Brown Today in the media, amidst a backwash of junk food stories regaling us with the harrowing experience of Tila Tequila at an Insane Clown Posse concert, more outrage over a planned Mosque somewhere in the general neighborhood of the eternal hole […]

Berkeley's War Criminal Professor Confronted As Activists Protest John Yoo's First Day of Class

The Berkeley Daily Planet reports that four generations of UC Berkeley law school, activists lawyers and community members joined forces at Boalt Hall to Protest John Yoo’s return to campus. The activists, organized by the National Lawyers Guild, World Can’t Wait and Code Pink, demanded that Yoo be prosecuted for writing memorandums that were used […]

Dawn Johnsen Nominated to Head Office of Legal Counsel

Obama has choosen Dawn Johnsen, a strong critic of ‘Bush’s corruption of our American ideals,’ as Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel. She is openly public about her criticism of John Yoo and the OLC’s ‘Torture Memos.’ Her appointment and other recent senior Justice Deptartment selections are being intrepreted as a message […]