A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that Americans, by a 59-31% margin, believe that CIA…Read More
The U.S. has been publicly, globally, shamed in consequence of the gut-wrenching disclosures in the Torture…Read More
Inmates at Guantanamo Bay are hunger striking in an attempt to make their suffering visible while children at a camp in Florida are using the fantasy of hunger as entertainment.Read More
The holy work-around.Read More
An RD holiday sampler of stories & viewpoints we would have liked to read in 2012.
The “Mormon Mafia” helped develop Bush-era tactics, and Romney could help bring them back.
The assassination of Osama bin Laden has revived the so-called torture debate. Even if it did help in his capture (which it didn’t), torture is still wrong.Read More
A new book of popular history provides an exhaustive and detailed history of the brutal yet bureaucratic Inquisition, arguing that it helps explain what the world is today.Read More
Why are we loathe to punish the sins of government torturers yet so eager to punish the sins of the Weiners?Read More
What message do we send when we don’t prosecute torture?Read More