James Ridgeway

 

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  • 22 days ago | Prisons

    Whenever he can, Adam Hall calls his mother and sister from the phones at Great Meadow Correctional Facility in upstate New York. When he has stamps he dictates letters. Sometimes he talks about how badly he wants to come home. But what he talks a...

  • 11 years ago

    Editor's note: The following article by James Ridgeway was posted originally on September 11, 2001, at 6 p.m. The angry responses from readers, some of them included below, began arriving a few minutes later. We're republishing the article in full...

  • 11 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the morning of 9-11, it was White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card who whispered into the president's ear the news of a plane hitting the World Trade Center. As President Bush sat reading My Pet Goat to a Florida elementar...

  • 11 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s business as usual over in West Virginia, where the Sago mine reopened Wednesday. The coal is pouring out in a steady stream. The TV networks are long gone. The signs urging prayers for the Sago miners have been take...

  • 11 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—FBI Special Agent Harry Samit's testimony yesterday at the Zacarias Moussaoui trial adds just one more piece of evidence to a growing list of incidents showing what Samit himself labeled "criminal negligence." Samit warned FB...

  • 11 years ago

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Moussaoui trial controversy has almost nothing to do about the would-be hijacker's guilt or innocence and everything to do with the airline industry covering up their negligence in handling airport security. The trial res...

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