March 2014


In an article in the November 2009 issue of Police Chief Magazine, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck asked his fellow law enforcement leaders, “What can we learn from Walmart and Amazon about fighting crime in a recession?” (more…)

By Noam Chomsky ICH

A leading principle of international relations theory is that the state’s highest priority is to ensure security. As Cold War strategist George F. Kennan formulated the standard view, government is created “to assure order and justice internally and to provide for the common defense.” (more…)

William Blum

When it gets complicated and confusing, when you’re overwhelmed with too much information, changing daily; too many explanations, some contradictory … try putting it into some kind of context by stepping back and looking at the larger, long-term picture. (more…)

Nat Hentoff

As the CCR’s legal director, Baher Azmy, correctly tells us:

“The court’s decision gives legal sanction to the targeted discrimination of Muslims anywhere and everywhere in this country, without limitation, for no other reason than their religion” (more…)