Tag Archives: law
One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed
As the possibility of a two-state solution fades into the horizon (cue the flatline), the discussion of alternatives continues to expand. Building off last month’s One State conference at Harvard, NPR‘s Morning Edition featured a story… Continue reading
Israel bars Gunter Grass from entry under law barring former Nazis
The latest in the Gunter Grass story. Sydney Morning Herald
Israel’s Interior Minister has barred the German author Gunter Grass from entering the country because of a poem that accuses Israel of being a threat to world peace… Continue reading
Whose Corporations? Our Corporations!
The idea that corporations are obligated only to shareholders is a dangerous fad. Law and precedent say they owe a strong duty to the 99%.
“Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It.” [Book]
If you believe corporate personhood is a threat to democracy, then “Corporations Are Not People” is a must-read book. (Truthout also strongly recommends Thom Hartmann’s “Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People — and
President Obama and His key Advisors are a Gang of War Criminals
February 29, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —- If a bunch of street toughs decided to gang up and beat the crap
How to Leave Guantánamo:
By Means of a Plea Deal or In A Coffin
Guantánamo briefly emerged from the shadows on Wednesday, February 29, when Majid Khan, a Pakistani national described as one of 14 “high-value detainees” when he arrived at Guantánamo in September 2006, after three and a half
Corporate Immunity Looks Likely: Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Shell In Human Rights Suit (Update)
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning appeared divided along party lines, with a conservative majority ready to hold that corporations cannot be held accountable in federal courts for international human rights violations… Continue reading
The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange talks to demonstrators while leaving a court appearance for a verdict on an extradition request in London, February 24, 2011.
This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of… Continue reading
U.S. military developed self-guided bullet can travel over a mile and change direction before it snags its target
With the ongoing advancements in modern technology it should come as no surprise that military agencies, in this case the United States military, are seeking to apply new technologies to the battlefield. Since… Continue reading
Where Can I Move My Money To?
There’s a wide range of alternative financial providers that you can move your money to, from well known names like Nationwide and the Cooperative Bank through to local credit unions and community development finance institutions.