Daily Archives: September 21, 2017

State AG Bob Ferguson sues firm that operates Tacoma detention center for immigrants over $1 a day wages

[Translate] State AG Bob Ferguson sues firm that operates Tacoma detention center for immigrants over $1 a day wages Originally published September 20, 2017 at 5:04 pm Updated September 21, 2017 at 8:46 am On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, State … Continue reading

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The Human Face of the Torturer

[Translate] Home » Who We Are » Healing and Human Rights The Human Face of the Torturer Thursday, September 14, 2017 Andrea Northwood, Ph.D., LP, is client services director for CVT. I waited as Habib* stared into a far-off space, … Continue reading

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Good Psychologist, Bad Psychologist

[Translate] Good Psychologist, Bad Psychologist September 14, 2017 In this episode on BBC Radio, psychiatrist Raj Persaud reports on the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation” program, which has frequently been characterized as torture. He discusses the involvement of psychologists John Bruce Jessen and … Continue reading

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Profiteering in War: the Case Against Mercenaries

[Translate] September 15, 2017 Profiteering in War: the Case Against Mercenaries by L. Michael Hager Photo by The U.S. Army | CC BY 2.0 Opening the August 30 New York Times, I was surprised (and personally appalled) to find Erik Prince on … Continue reading

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A Decade After Massacre, Blackwater Founder Buddies Up With President

[Translate] September 16, 2017 | Kirsty Vitarelli A Decade After Massacre, Blackwater Founder Buddies Up With President Blackwater employee Jamie Smith at Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan in 2002. Photo credit: Jamie Smith / Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) It all started … Continue reading

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