Newly-installed NYPD Inspector General Philip Eure has been on the job for less than a week, but there are no shortage of demands on his attention. Last week, we reported on the first complaint filed with Eure's office, nestled in the Department of Investigation, by Robert Jereski on behalf of activ ... More >>
An upstate juvenile detention facility has 129 employees working -- with some doing overtime -- even though the place is slated to be closed and there are almost no boys remaining who are locked up there. In fact, the number of boys is down to four. Why do four troubled kids need so many st ... More >>
Traffic is still backed up on Civics 101. What was touted in the web's early days as the "information highway" has become too cluttered with political billboards. This is not a vast right-wing conspiracy. The blizzard of b.s. is from Barack Obama's embryonic regime. It's not really a shock. Li ... More >>
An agitprop video from the Israeli government. See the Forward's "YouTube Yanks Israeli Army Videos." Who would have guessed that, with the end of the disastrous Bush regime in sight, we would have been so gloomy on New Year's Eve 2008? You'd think this would be a time of celebration, or at lea ... More >>
With no sign of torture on a prisoner, then it didn't happen, right?
Not everyone at the storied hotel is a legend: stories from some of the Chelsea's lesser-known residents
From CIA secret prisons, 14 "high-level" terror suspects are at Gitmo. Where are all the others?
Through the new Congress, we can begin to take back our country from George III's descendants
No previous American law has been as subversive as the Military Commissions Act of 2006
The Supreme Court ordered him to treat detainees as "civilized peoples" do. He refuses.
Mandate for the new majority: Curb the president's power to torture
McCain's deal on prisoners means White House lawlessness rolls on
Arlen Specter and a CIA torture victim know: Only the Oval Office decides what the law is
CIA war crimes in Europe are now under official investigation there, but not here
The disappeared: Are they dead? Are they alive? Ask Congress. Ask the president.
Condoleezza Rice's failed European mission to reignite faith in U.S. rule of law
Evidence of 'enhanced interrogation' just kept piling up
CIA has documented every use of its exclusive 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
President trades silence on Darfur for terrorist information from murderous Sudan
The president says he opposes torture; his leadership supports it. Who will prevail?
News orgs are serving up the Sudan conflict as a race war. Sadly, it's not that simple.
'Never again,' said secretary general Kofi Annan after Rwanda. Corpses are back.
Test yourselves: How many of you can recognize the nine most powerful Americans?
Castro's 'Free' Universal Education
Senator Schumer Pushes to Make Covert Surveillance Easier
Stories the Censors Could Not Sink
A Case Vital to Future Americans, Too
The Help Set Out to Help Themselves
INS Detainee Among Longest-Held Makes Plea for Release
Israels Favored Ammo is Crippling a Generation of Young Palestinians
Twelve Months in the Life of Marijuana Prohibition
The Times Silence on Plan Colombia
Technological Racism in Kosovo
Baez settlement doesn't address police brutality