Bradley Manning Wept

Bradley Manning Wept
Bradley Manning wept. 35 years in prison. For trying to open eyes. That’s a whole lifetime for showing America its war crimes. War crimes like the massacre of a dozen Iraqi civilians, including two children on July 12, 2007. On...
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“Get His Badge Number!”

“Get His Badge Number!”
Sunday morning, August 4, 2013, 4:30 a.m., fast asleep in the still of the night. Or not. The sounds of men and women screaming on Townley Street, Hartford, CT. Should we get up? No. Go back to sleep. Then someone...
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Is Edward Snowden Crispus Attucks?

Edward Snowden is the man who last week told his bosses at Booz Allen Hamilton he had to take a vacation to treat his epilepsy, and instead flew to Hong Kong to meet with civil rights activist Glenn Greenwald. In...
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UConn’s New Logo Embodies Exploitation

As a freshman at Syracuse University, I failed to understand the depth of depravity lurking in Division I athletics. I knew college sports meant big money, but I underestimated the entitlement and rape culture that went along with it. Syracuse...
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Lawyers Who Protected Torturers Should Not Be Absolved

For the lawyers who advised the Bush administration on torture, there should be no war crimes trials or prosecutions, at least according to former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal. Katyal deserves enormous respect, but I do...
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Goofus and Gallant Go To Work at CONNDOT

Imagine that those school-day charmers Goofus and Gallant have grown up, graduated from school, and have now gotten jobs at the Connecticut Department of Transportation. In the past week, I have attended two public meetings held about CONNDOT projects. In...
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