The Economic Toll US Drones Have on Pakistani Communities

By: Tuesday September 25, 2012 4:39 pm

A new report from the International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic of Stanford Law School and the Global Justice Clinic at the New York University School of Law exhaustively details the toll that United States drones are exacting on Pakistani communities. It is the product of two investigation missions to Pakistan and collaboration with [...]

Detroit: A City That Needs the Occupy Movement

By: Tuesday January 31, 2012 1:40 pm

The city of Detroit used to have two million people. Today, the population is around 900,000. Seventy-two thousand homes are vacant, meaning a quarter of the city’s homes are empty. It is the poorest large city in the country with over thirty percent of the city’s population living in poverty. Given those statistics, one might expect [...]

Occupy Buffalo & What to Do with Homeless People

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 10:28 am

John Washington, who is part of a core group of occupiers with Occupy Buffalo that work on multiple working groups to keep the momentum of the occupation alive, talked with me about the camp’s attitude toward the homeless. [*About seven minutes into the interview.] He described how the occupation has to “deal with the world [...]

Occupy Gives Hope to Struggling Americans This Thanksgiving

By: Thursday November 24, 2011 11:28 am

More than two and a half million Americans slipped into poverty this year bringing the total number of Americans in poverty to 46.2 million. There are millions more Americans near or in danger of going into poverty because they could lose their job, their home to bank foreclosure, or contract a disease or illness that leads to [...]

JOHN KIRIAKOU’S LETTERS FROM LORETTO
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