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Interview with Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Have a listen to excerpts of my interview with Michael Ratner, from which I quote liberally in this article. Mr. Ratner is president […]


Wikileaks, War Crimes, and the Rise of the Fascist State

On March 19, 2003, I was sitting at the bar of Jaks Tap in Chicago’s West Loop with a friend when the large television screen above flickered for a moment. […]


Open Letter to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence re. Wikileaks Report

By Josh Steiber Josh Stieber was deployed in “The Surge” from Feb 07-Apr 08. Assigned to a district near Sadr City in Baghdad, the Infantry Company that Stieber deployed with […]