The Torturer General

It seems surreal: The president's nominee for the highest legal position in the land is a proponent of torture. In his notorious Jan. 25, 2002, memorandum to Bush, Alberto… More

We Are All Torturers Now

At least since Watergate, Americans have come to take for granted a certain story line of scandal, in which revelation is followed by investigation, adjudication and expiation. Together, Congress… More

Larry McMurtry testimony

Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and Administrative Justice of the House Judiciary Committee Chairman: Jack Brooks My name is Larry McMurtry. I am a writer. I have published several novels, including… More

Resolution on the United States of America

The Assembly of Delegates of International PEN, meeting at its 69th Congress in Mexico City, Mexico, 22–28 November 2003, Alarmed by actions by the U.S. government and U.S. military… More

November 24, 2004 | A Very Haitian Story

Miami—On Sunday, Oct. 24, United Nations troops and Haitian police forces launched a military operation in Bel-Air, one of the poorest and most volatile neighborhoods in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.… More