Those with an interest in upholding universal human rights and international law, as well as providing a soft landing for end of the American imperial project, particularly in this hemisphere, continue to hold out hope that President Obama will keep his promise to close the U.S. military’s detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters is organizing a campaign to give the U.S. administration a further push in that direction. – RR
On this day in 1849, Harriet Tubman escaped from her owners and a life of slavery, subsequently helping to free hundreds of others, altering the course of U.S. history and inspiring countless others to embrace the universal rights of all human beings.
U.S. Advocates Human & Property Rights Solely for Those Nations Who Have the Power to Demand Them Dean Baker, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, took note this morning of the Obama Administration’s perverse rationale regarding the compensation…