CLIMATE CHANGE: War and climate change – Time to connect the dots

by Sheila D. Collins, Truth-out.org There was something surreal about the president announcing that he had just launched a heavy airstrike against militants in Syria - in effect, plunging the United States further into an unending quagmire in the Middle East - on the same day that he went to the UN to claim that … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE: War and climate change – Time to connect the dots

BOOK EXCERPT: U.S. nun tortured in Guatemala recalls the nightmare

by Sr. Dianna Ortiz, OSU Below, read the preface from The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse by Marjorie Cohn, available directly from Truthout: Experience, we are told, is a great teacher.  If this is so, then my classroom was a clandestine prison and my teachers, experts in the commission of crimes against humanity.  There were … Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT: U.S. nun tortured in Guatemala recalls the nightmare