Archive for March 12, 2004
TORTURE IN Guantanamo CAMP: Jamal says: ‘I was beaten by special squad in show of force. Guards chant while kicking and punching“
Did the Saudis buy a president? (Angry Arab is slightly irritated. I have planned my Saudi Arabia book to be titled “House of Bush and House of Saud.” It was advertised as such in numerous appearances and press interviews and citations. Then my editor did not like the title, and it was changed. Now this [...]
The IMF and World Bank continue to push privatization, in spite of its massive failures
Levels of globalization vs. levels of religious participation
Easier Internet Wiretaps Sought: Justice Dept., FBI Want Consumers To Pay the Cost
Election ad ‘plays on fear of Arabs‘
Washington has been channelling hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund the political opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez – including those who briefly overthrew the democratically elected leader in a coup two years ago.
Most Israelis, even women, think women should be butt of physical violence. Nearly 60 percent of Israelis, men and women alike, believe women deserve to be the butt of physical violence at least occasionally, revealed a poll published Friday by the daily Yediot Aharonot.
Susan Okin, feminist political thinker, dies. She probably was the first person to devote a book-length study to the subject of the status of women in Western philosophy.
Where the girls are, by Ruth Rosen
Undisguised bigotry: (and for those who are reading this outside of the US, remember that Liz Smith is a liberal Democrat): From Liz Smith’s syndicated column on Thursday, March 11, 2004. ” ‘REPORTER MARIE Brenner has the most meaningful pages in Vanity Fair. Her article, “Daughters of France, Daughters of Allah,” will make your hair [...]
Iraqi police accused in killings
Women are becoming the main victims of the global HIV/Aids epidemic