A Portrait of John Kiriakou

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 5:14 pm

I was driving East towards Maryland on the 76 Turnpike and I couldn’t get last week’s Frontline show from PBS out of my head. It had enraged me and mixed my emotions about this trip to Washington DC even more. Lanny Breuer was stuck in my goddamn head. Breuer was Chief of the Criminal Division at Justice and charged with the task of investigating Wall Street fraud after the Mortgage crisis and subsequent bailouts and bringing criminals to justice.


MIT Will Investigate Role in Aaron Swartz’s Death

By: Monday January 14, 2013 6:40 am

In the wake of Aaron Swartz’s death, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has launched an internal investigation into the role the University played in Swartz’s prosecution.

Freedom of Religion? Not From Sarah Palin

By: Saturday November 1, 2008 6:05 pm

As I write, a few miles away witches and other pagans create altars they’ve imagined over the last months, witches in the choir prepare to perform the songs they’ve practiced, and witches collect the last few names of the Beloved Dead to be recited at this evening’s Spiral Dance. Last night above the towers of the Golden Gate I sat beneath the wild sky upon the Marin Headlands with witches as we honored their Beloved Dead. We heard a lot of names: the woman reading the list alone had lost six of her family this last year.

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