February 2010

When: Wednesday, March 3
Where: Georgetown Law School’s Hart Auditorium, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
What time: 7 p.m.

With Matthew Alexander, Paul Auster, David Cole, House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, Rep. Keith Ellison, Jack Rice (more…)

Katherine will be interviewed about Dr. Dhafir’s case tonight by Chris Cook of Gorilla Radio.  The interview will air live at 8 p.m. EST

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WHAT: A vigil to commemorate the anniversary of Dr. Rafil Dhafir’s arrest and the interrogation of 150 Muslim families here in Syracuse, New York.

WHEN: Friday, February 26th.  2.15 – 2.30 p.m.

WHERE: In front of the James M. Hanley Federal Building in downtown Syracuse, 100 S. Clinton St.

Juliette Jowit  The Guardian 2.19.10

Report for the UN into the activities of the world’s 3,000 biggest companies estimates one-third of profits would be lost if firms were forced to pay for use, loss and damage of environment (more…)

William Fisher 2/20/10

Last week, a federal judge ruled that the families of two men who died in detention at Guantanamo couldn’t sue the government because their imprisonment as enemy combatants had been approved by a Combat Review Status Tribunal — a CRST. (more…)

William Fisher 2/18/10

Next week the Supreme Court will consider one of the most consequential cases to arise from the “global war on terrorism.” (more…)

Michael Parenti Commondreams 2/13/10

When I wrote my book Against Empire in 1995, as might be expected, some of my U.S. compatriots thought it was wrong of me to call the United States an empire. (more…)

Glenn Greenwald Salon 2/19/10

If we’re really going to vest virtually unlimited power in the Government to do anything it wants to people they call “Terrorists,” we ought at least to have a common understanding of what the term means. (more…)

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