How the Gates Foundation’s war on sex trafficking in developing countries may harm the young victims it is designed to rescue. Part two of two.
Rights & Liberties
Johnny Cash and the making of Bitter Tears.
Weinberg exposes a June 2009 police massacre of indigenous activists opposing oil exploitation in Peru’s Amazon, while protests against a Hunt Oil contract threaten renewed unrest.
How the Gates Foundation’s “war” on child prostitution in developing countries may harm the young victims it is supposed to rescue. Part one of two.
In pursuit of alleged terrorists, abuse of secrecy and detention rules by federal prosecutors has compromised basic principles of American justice.
With the military loosening its regulations, neo-Nazis are joining its ranks in higher numbers, hoping to gain the skills to fight a domestic race war.
Refugee camps in Nepal have become breeding grounds for a fledgling militancy, whose adherents seek to overthrow Bhutan’s monarchy.
Despite being exonerated, only five of twenty-two Chinese Uighurs at Guantánamo were released — to Albania. The rest remain at a supermax prison.
In post-Katrina New Orleans, armed white residents, shouting racial epithets, opened fire on passersby, shooting at least eleven African Americans seeking refuge.
Did the New Orleans police play a role in the grisly death of Henry Glover? Eyewitness testimony and forensic evidence leads straight to NOPD personnel.
Victims of post-Katrina violence at the hands of white vigilantes describe their experiences in this video.
Just because it wasn’t a nightmare scenario like the 2000 Florida recount doesn’t mean there weren’t systemic problems on voting day.
GOP loyalists have taken over the Justice Department and retooled the civil rights division as a political weapon.
Evidence that Sarah Palin avoided hiring minority staffers and shut out black business owners from Alaska’s oil board
Hedges and Al-Arian’s investigation into U.S. atrocities in Iraq becomes a full-length book from Nation Books.
Inside the fierce – if hidden – struggle for sovereignty in Hawaii.
In a new gambit to further restrict women’s reproductive rights, pro-lifers invent “Post-Abortion Syndrome” for men.
The ADF has seized on “viewpoint discrimination” to put the gay rights movement in its cross hairs.
In this sidebar to her story on taser-related deaths, Talvi shows how Taser’s promotional materials demonstrate how to use this “less-than-lethal” weapon on nonviolent protesters.
There have been 200 Taser-related deaths from 2001 to 2006, leading critics to call for better training and evaluation in their use.