Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury

For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury Jurors say Florida institution operated by controversial G4S security firm behind London Olympics is dilapidated and unsanitary while staff is undertrained Inside the Highlands Youth Academy in 2013. Photograph: … Continue reading

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PNG police will storm Manus Island detention centre if three Australian guards accused of drugging and gang raping a local woman are not returned for questioning

PNG police will storm Manus Island detention centre if three Australian guards accused of drugging and gang raping a local woman are not returned for questioning PNG police accuse Australia’s immigration authorities of removing guards accused of drugging and gang raping … Continue reading

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Exclusive: U.S. Spends Scores of Millions Annually on Unused Afghan Buildings

July 30, 2015 Exclusive: U.S. Spends Scores of Millions Annually on Unused Afghan Buildings By John M. Donnelly Roll Call Staff July 29, 2015, 3:15 p.m. The U.S. government is spending $110 million a year operating several hundred unused buildings … Continue reading

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US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract

Markets | Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:43am EDT US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract July 24 The U.S. Department of Justice told Sikorsky Aircraft that it had started a criminal investigation, alleging that the helicopter maker had … Continue reading

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How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture

How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture July 15, 2015 by J Wesley Boyd, The Conversation In November 2014, the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association (APA) asked David Hoffman, a former federal … Continue reading

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Report on interrogation tactics roils academics ; Psychologists linked to Harvard defend work with Pentagon

National Report on interrogation tactics roils academics ; Psychologists linked to Harvard defend work with Pentagon The Boston Globe By Tracy Jan Globe Staff 20 July 2015, WASHINGTON — Since its founding in Worcester 123 years ago, the American Psychological … Continue reading

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On the “Ethics” of Complicity in Torture

On the “Ethics” of Complicity in Torture by J.B. Gerald / July 22nd, 2015 On November 12, 2014 the American Psychological Association commissioned a study of the organization’s relationship with its own ethics guidelines, the national security establishment’s interrogation practices, … Continue reading

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Opening Comments to the American Psychological Association (APA) Board of Directors

July 13, 2015 Opening Comments to the American Psychological Association (APA) Board of Directors by Stephen Soldz – Steven Reisner In October 2014, New York Times reporter James Risen published allegations of American Psychological Association (APA) complicity in the Bush-era … Continue reading

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Psychologists Who Collaborated on Torture Program May Face Ethics Charges

Psychologists Who Collaborated on Torture Program May Face Ethics Charges Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00 By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Interview A new independent review has revealed extensive details on how members of the the American Psychological Association, … Continue reading

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When American psychologists use their skills for torture

Vote of no confidence When American psychologists use their skills for torture A dark legacy. (Reuters/Oleg Popov)   Written by Stephen Soldz Director of the Center for Research, Evaluation, and Program Development, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis July 26, 2015 … Continue reading

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