Archive for ‘September, 2012’

Republicans Lie About ‘Support Our Troops’

Republicans Lie About ‘Support Our Troops’

For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to “support our troops.” But, they don’t really support our troops. Their constant chanting was originally code to support the Republican administration and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. If the Republicans truly wanted to support the troops, they would have demanded—early in the wars—better armament […]

Ethics Process Fails At APA, Psychologists Demand Review

Ethics Process Fails At APA, Psychologists Demand Review

Two psychologists with the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology have written an open letter to current American Psychological Association (APA) President Suzanne Bennett Johnson. The letter excoriates the APA Ethics Office for refusing to censure blatant cases of psychologist involvement in torture or other related crimes. Doctors Steven Reisner and Trudy Bond review three cases […]

Free Speech Or Inciting To Riot?

Free Speech Or Inciting To Riot?

When I finish one of my analyses I usually look forward to a week to ten day hiatus and sometimes even wonder if I will have to hunt around for the next topic.  It rarely works out that way.  Usually,  within three of four days, something happens which strikes me as worthy of attention.  Often […]

“News Junkie” Jason Leopold Opens Up In Hard-Hitting Radio Documentary

“News Junkie” Jason Leopold Opens Up In Hard-Hitting Radio Documentary

A brutally honest, intense hourlong radio documentary from award-winning podcast Love + Radio: A crusader for truth, or, as Karl Rove called him: “a nut with internet access”? Jason Leopold wanted to be a part of something, and that quest brought him through a labyrinthine world of decadent glam metal, dangerous mafioso, love, investigative journalism challenging […]

Report On US Torture And Rendition To Libya Details New Waterboarding Claims

Report On US Torture And Rendition To Libya Details New Waterboarding Claims

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a major new report detailing how the Bush Administration and other allied governments tortured and imprisoned opponents of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The prisoners were then rendered to Gaddafi’s own prisons where many of them were tortured. According to a HRW press release, the 154-page report, “Delivered into Enemy […]

Don’t Count Out the Labor Movement

Don’t Count Out the Labor Movement

Almost every conservative political columnist, pundit, commentator, blogger, and bloviator has written about the decline and forthcoming death of the labor movement. They happily point to Wisconsin, where Republican Gov. Scott Walker shortly after taking office in January 2011 took advantage of a Republican majority in the House and Senate to ram through legislation that […]

Labor: What Side Are You On?

Labor: What Side Are You On?

“You might be a redneck…” is the now-classic opening joke line for rural America. The true historic meaning of “redneck” was lost long ago to jokes about trailers and family reunion dating games. Exactly 91 years ago this week, an estimated 15,000 coal miners in Logan County, West Virginia formed an armed militia to fight […]

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