November 27, 2009

"Call It Ecocide: Babies with No Heads, 2 Heads or Monstrous Deformities"

By Robert C. Koehler,, November 26, 2009.
In the cradle of civilization, young women have become terrified about having children.

This is the news I take with me into Thanksgiving and the season of gratitude and family togetherness: that doctors in Fallujah, the Iraqi city we devastated in two military assaults in 2004, have begun documenting a startling rise in birth defects -- about 15 times the pre-invasion occurrence of early-life cancers and brain and nervous-system abnormalities, according to the U.K.'s Guardian. . . .

November 12, 2009

Seymour Hersh on Pakistan, Afghanistan

"How Safe Is It? Seymour Hersh On Pakistan's Arsenal," NPR, November 12, 2009.

New documentary "Tortured Law"

From the Alliance for Justice: "Tortured Law, a new 10-minute documentary by Alliance for Justice, examines the role lawyers played in authorizing torture, and calls upon Attorney General Holder to conduct a full investigation of those who ordered, designed, and justified torture."