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Impunity and the Crimes of Finance Oligarchs

Look no further than the leadership of the American financial industry for our own brand of oligarchs who enjoy criminal impunity. Robert J.S. Ross In the global discussion of human rights, impunity refers to de facto immunity from punishment enjoyed by dictators, ...

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Pre-Crime Police Target Mental Health

Arizona is the latest to begin using pre-crime models to supposedly thwart attacks by those who are “near the breaking point.” The video below highlights how mental health police units look to harvest everything from medical records to gun purchases ...

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Obama’s New ‘Bias for Action’

Paul R. Pillar A “bias for action” has long been a buzz phrase in the business world. Tom Peters and Robert Waterman in their best-selling book In Search of Excellence put the phrase at the top of their list of attributes of ...

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The Syrian Election and ISIS in Iraq

Judy Bello Earlier this month, I traveled with seven other westerners to Syria where we joined with thirty plus activists, journalists and politicians from Asia, Africa and South America to observe the Syria Presidential election.       Bashar. Assad won ...

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