Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

Department of Defense’s Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress

[Translate]  Department of Defense’s Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress The Pentagon’s reliance on contractors to support military operations has now become so extensive that some argue it should be… even more extensive! … Continue reading

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Michael Sandel interview: the marketization of everything is undermining democracy

[Translate] Michael Sandel interview: the marketization of everything is undermining democracy 1 Comment JP O’Malley 22 May 2013 9:41 Michael Sandel is a political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for his  ‘Justice’ course, which … Continue reading

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G4S accused of holding South African prisoners in isolation illegally

[Translate] G4S accused of holding South African prisoners in isolation illegally Confidential government report lists 62 inmates held in single cells for up to three years, with some denied medication Ruth Hopkins in Johannesburg guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 28 May 2013 13.26 … Continue reading

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G4S contract to run sexual assault referral centres damned

[Translate] G4S contract to run sexual assault referral centres damned Campaigners criticise ‘sell-off’ of sensitive services to private company that bungled Olympics security contract Alan Travis, home affairs editor The Guardian, Friday 24 May 2013 11.34 EDT G4S Forensic and … Continue reading

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We Served Too: Remembering Civilian Sacrifices Made on Behalf of Country and Honoring Those Who Serve Alongside the Military in Conflict Zones

[Translate] We Served Too: Remembering Civilian Sacrifices Made on Behalf of Country and Honoring Those Who Serve Alongside the Military in Conflict Zones Posted: 05/28/2013 1:18 pm This Memorial Day all Americans send a heartfelt salute to all those warriors … Continue reading

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