United States

Jul 1, 2009

Undo the coup

The first coup d'etat in Central America in more than a quarter-century occurred last Sunday in Honduras. After a long history of domination in the hemisphere, the U.S. has a chance to change course.
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School of the Americas

the School of the Americas (SOA) is a United States facility located at Fort Benning, Georgia that trained over 60,000 Latin American intelligence officers in torture and counter-insurgency
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Invasion of Iraq

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On March 20, 2003 the United States launched its second war of agression against Iraq resulting in the defeat of the Baathist regime and an ongoing military occupation
Jun 5, 2009

Where's the halal, Obama?

Obama quoted from the Koran, the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, implicitly challenging those who think they have sole possession of revealed truth. For a speech, it went as far as it could go.
Apr 16, 2009

U.S. Muslims still under siege

<p>As Barack Obama appeared with Turkish President Abdullah Gul as part of his first trip to a Muslim country, U.S. federal agents were preparing to arrest Youssef Megahed in Florida.</p>
Dec 24, 2008

Haliburton’s Army

The U.S. military now routinely outsources translation and intelligence gathering. We speak with journalist Pratap Chatterjee, author of an upcoming book on contracting out in the military.
Dec 14, 2008

Victory for laid-off workers in Chicago

When 250 workers were given three days notice that their factory was closing and told they'd get no severance pay, they decided to occupy the factory.


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