An article written by Susan M. Reverby, a professor of women’s studies at Wellesley College, has uncovered details on a study conducted between 1946 and 1948 in Guatemala, which involved experiments on Guatemalans. Essentially, the Public Health Service (PHS) inoculated people with syphilis.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday October 1, 2010 6:44 pm|
|By: SJGulitti Thursday September 9, 2010 7:09 pm|
It’s time for those who are trying to use the “Mosque Controversy” as a foil or counterargument to the public concern with Preacher Jones’ recklessness to realize the folly of their position and get on the right side of the issue once and for all.
|By: Jim White Tuesday August 31, 2010 6:21 am|
In a remarkable appearance on Countdown Monday evening, Evan Kohlmann provided a compelling explanation of how the anti-Muslim hysteria that is now calling for the Park 51 project not to proceed with the building of a Muslim center in lower Manhattan is a tremendous recruiting tool for terrorists.
|By: danps Saturday August 21, 2010 2:54 am|
The tribunals in Guantánamo and newly revealed military campaigns are reinforcing some less than admirable qualities. The stain will not wash out as easily as some might want.
For more on pruning back executive power see Pruning Shears.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Thursday February 18, 2010 2:25 pm|
Dick Cheney may like to call those interrogations “enhanced,” but in everyday parlance they’re what the DOJ is implicitly acknowledging: torture.
|By: Jacob Freeze Tuesday July 28, 2009 5:56 pm|
“Some prisoners say they watched fellow detainees being beaten to death by guards, in overcrowded, stinking holding pens. Others said they had their fingernails ripped off, or were forced to lick filthy toilet bowls.”
|By: Jacob Freeze Saturday July 4, 2009 3:46 am|
Like Little Annie Fanny in the vintage Playboy cartoon, Stephanie (the heroine of Finger Lickin’ Fifteen) tends to shed articles of clothing as she becomes splattered with paint or doused with barbecue sauce during the course of her duties.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday May 26, 2009 7:33 am|
This week’s Audit looks at economic accountability from Goldman Sachs to contractors involved in the economic stimulus package.
|By: scribe Wednesday May 13, 2009 3:56 pm|
Ah, yes. The torture pictures. Anything to keep them from being seen. Even though the Government settled the case the ACLU had brought, seeking those pictures, Obama now wants to welsh on his deal.