In 1975, two genocides took place; one in Cambodia, the other in East Timor. Two things set these massacres apart: the level of coverage by the media and the relation between the USA and the two regimes. It was a rare occurrence of history setting up a controlled experiment. This Sunday, another occurred in the streets of New York and Boston.
Ahmed writes that bin Laden is merely a piece in a chess game. The stakes of the game are the last of the world’s oil reserves and “…the Bush administration’s “(consolidation of power) to pursue a drastic unlimited militarization of foreign policy on a massive and unprecedented scale required by long-standing elite planning, while crushing domestic dissent and criminalizing legitimate protest.”
BOSTON, February 5, 2002 – The Fatherhood Coalition is calling for a proactive resistance movement in response to the new, updated Massachusetts Child Support Guideline released this week by Chief Justice for Administration and Management of the Trial Court, Barbara Dortch-Okara.
For eight years Rudy Giuliani has manipulated and falsified crime statistics in order to depict himself as the nation’s most successful crime fighter. Impressive statistics have provided his apologists with an “end justifies the means” argument in response to the civil rights abuses so frequently identified with his administration.