( Tomdispatch.com ) – Lately, I’ve been thinking about the Grimm’s fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel. Terrified by cruel conditions at home, the brother and sister flee, winding their way, hungry and scared, through unknown woods. There, they encounter an old woman who lures them in with promises of safety. Instead, she locks one of […]
The post-9/11 period stands out in American history for its relentless reliance on redacting material in government reports
Halfway through Trump’s presidency, his administration has moved to use citizenship as an exclusionary factor
Children around the world are suffering, increasingly unsafe, and preyed upon in ever larger numbers
During the first 20 years of the drug interdiction program, the U.S. detained around 200 individuals per year on board ships.
(Tomdispatch.com) – Amid the emotional hubbub over the predictable confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, there has been a largely overlooked casualty: the American judiciary. It’s not the end result alone — his addition to the highest bench in the land where he will sit for life — that promises to damage the country, but the unprofessional, […]
A requiem for a tragedy that has barely ended (if it has)
We are facing an incremental dismantling of our institutions