Hayao Miyazaki ends a brilliant career on a shameful note
WMD?As we noted yesterday, the digging into the nearly 400,000 secret documents from the Iraq war released this week by Julian Assange's WikiLeaks watchdog group is just beginning. The first nugget to earn a soundbite was the none-too-surprising claim that civilian casualties total at least 1 ... More >>
The latest release from war whistle-blowers WikiLeaks -- over 390,000 classified documents about the Iraq War -- "constituted the most comprehensive and detailed account of any war ever to have entered the public record," according to the group's founder, Julian Assange, who is profiled today ... More >>
Lee Blessing's When We Go Upon the Sea
Ah, jeez--an awards show, the MTV EMAs, but also a celebration of freedom, see, because Reagan/Gorbachev/the power of music tore down the Berlin Wall twenty years ago so that Bono could branch out into rap, and New York Mayor (?!) Jay-Z could talk about fixed elections in Iran and genocide in Rwan ... More >>
Yesterday the Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary, Dr. Palitha Kohona, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show to refute what were allegedly "misinformed" remarks made by M.I.A. on Smiley's show in January. "Being the only Tamil in the Western media," she said then, "I have a really great opportunity to bring ... More >>
When, in the course of human events, it can't wait any longer
Bomb, bomb Hanoi
The House and a shot not yet heard 'round the world
Echoes of Watergate in the twilight of the Bush presidency
NBC paid nearly $1 billion to broadcast from Beijing, but the stain of Darfur won't go away from these games
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran
Confronting the shame of indifference
On April 30 in Washington, a 'Rally to End Genocide' confronts the shame of indifference
Schanberg takes Bart Richards prize
Latest plan to save Sudan: Make a video game dramatizing Darfur
Diamanda Galás commemorates victims of a long-forgotten Turkish ethnic cleansing
Messages from a Muslim e-mail list
Armenian genocide survivors struggle to make a home
Democrats still insist on righting themselves to compete with the GOP
ACLU releases documents of U.S. torture of detainees by more than 'a few bad apples'
The United Nations is useless to blacks in Darfur. China will veto any meaningful action.
Arab Muslims Are Viciously Killing and Raping Black Muslims. So Where Is the World?
U.S. against "them"a tradition of institutionalized brutality
Their Tongues Were Cut Out for Slandering Hussein
'Our Work Isn't Done. It's Just Begun.'
The Fight Over Zionism-Equals-Racism Pushed Aside Many Issues
Symbolic Tribunal Tries U.S. for Crimes in Korea
Gerhard Klann: We Just Slaughtered Them
Trading in the Blood Oil of Sudan
We Descendants of These Slaves
How Clean Is Amoco's Gas?
Interventionist Liberals Sanction a Jingoistic War
Birth Defects and Leukemia Ahead
'I Saw My Father Cut to Pieces'