Tag Archive: Executive Tyranny

The 10th Anniversary of Dubious Military Authorization – The Progressive

Ten years ago this Sunday, Sept. 18, the United States set itself on a destructive course. That was the day President Bush signed the bill that Congress had just passed called the Authorization for Use of Military Force. Ten years…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Five Years Since 9/11: FBI Roundups and Profiling, NSA Spying, Torture and Rendition, War – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Today on Law and Disorder, hosts take a look back at US governments’ domestic and international reaction to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, where an estimated 3000 perished. Stay with us as we begin with…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Harper’s Magazine Forum: “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” – Video

Presidential Impeachment Proposals Harper’s Magazine hosted a forum titled “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” Panelists talked about the historical provision for and definition of impeachment in the U.S. Constitution, abuses of executive power and meaning of high crimes and…
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Civil Liberties

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International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity by the Bush Administration, Riverside Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2006 Bush Commission Riverside Church Almost 40 years ago—in 1968—there was another people’s trial— It was held in Sweden and Denmark—originally in France—but prohibited— Witnesses and well known progressives—jean paul sartre—gathered together in Stockholm and Copenhagen– They were there to…
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International War Crimes

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The Curious Justice of George Bush – Imagine Festival – Speech Notes – PDF

2004 Imagine Festival Presentation New York’s first annual Imagine Festival, of Arts, Issues and Ideas coincides with the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. The Imagine Festival is hosting over 125 events that mix artistic and educational activities…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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A Nation Challenged: The Legal Issues; Groups Gird for Long Legal Fight On New Bush Anti-Terror Powers – New York Times – by William Glaberson – PDF

2001 Groups Gird for Long Legal Fight on New Bush Anti-Terror Powers The Bush administration’s aggressive expansion of the government’s powers to arrest and prosecute people in fighting terrorism has stirred a legal battle that could last many years and…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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