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Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more

Judge Rules Bagram Prisoners Have Rights in U.S. Courts

If the Obama administration was planning to ship detainees to Afghanistan as part of its closure plans for Guantanamo Bay, then a federal judge has thrown a wrench into those preparations. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled on Thursday that t...   read more

Most Intelligence Office Employees Don’t Understand Their Mission

Among the many problems plaguing America’s intelligence operation is the fact that a majority of those working for the nation’s top spy agency don’t have a clear understanding of their mission, according to a highly critical report released Wednes...   read more

GM’s 50-Year Slide Finally Slips into the Red

No wonder General Motors went belly up. Nate Silver, in his political blog FiveThirty Eight, reviewed the operating margins of the legendary automaker from the 1950s to now. He found that GM has been headed for the junkyard for the past 50 years. ...   read more

World’s Most Powerful Laser Powers Up

Ever since scientists first split the hydrogen atom in the 1950s as part of the U.S. government’s nuclear weapons research program, experts have dreamed of developing a new, seemingly limitless energy supply through the process of fusion. This Jun...   read more

Spanish Court to Consider Torture Investigation of 6 Bush Officials

The Spanish judge who went after Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998 has now set his sights on former members of the Bush administration, arguing that they violated international law by justifying the use of torture against suspected terrori...   read more

Congress Approves Protection of 2 Million Acres of Wilderness

President Barack Obama will soon get the opportunity to sign into law the largest expansion of protected national wilderness since Bill Clinton’s first term in office. The Omnibus Public Land Management Act, approved by the House of Representative...   read more

Combat Brigades to Remain in Iraq Beyond “Withdrawal”

As previously reported in AllGov, there are loopholes in President Obama’s Iraq withdrawal plan that allow the United States to keep combat troops in Iraq long after the president promised he would. Now, Pentagon spokesmen have revealed some of th...   read more

Difficult Truths about Guantánamo

Writing for The Washington Note, Lawrence B. Wilkerson, who was Colin Powell’s chief of staff while Powell was Secretary of State, has laid out seven  aspects of the Guantánamo debate that have been largely kept out of the media and thus out of th...   read more

Poor Economy Helps Military Recruiting

One winner in the economic downturn is the military, which has finally seen a five-year recruiting crisis come to an end. In February, all branches of the military met their recruiting goals, and the Army, which has been under the most stress,...   read more

Obama Asks American Bar Association to Resume Vetting Judicial Nominees

President Obama has reversed another policy of George W. Bush by asking the American Bar Association (ABA) to resume reviewing potential judicial nominees and to rate their qualifications. Beginning in 1953, the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Fed...   read more

U.S. Industrial Output at 61-Year Low: Here’s the Reason

The Federal Reserve reported Monday that in February the operating rate of U.S. factories dropped to 67.4% of capacity, the lowest level since 1948. Why is this a 61-year record? Because 1948 was the year the government started keeping records. Th...   read more

Single-Payer Health Care: A Solution In Search of Attention

As President Obama and his new administration attempt to reform the American health care system, one viable and desirable option is being kept off the table: single-payer health care. Single-payer health care is a financing system whereby the U.S....   read more
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Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more

Judge Rules Bagram Prisoners Have Rights in U.S. Courts

If the Obama administration was planning to ship detainees to Afghanistan as part of its closure plans for Guantanamo Bay, then a federal judge has thrown a wrench into those preparations. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled on Thursday that t...   read more

Most Intelligence Office Employees Don’t Understand Their Mission

Among the many problems plaguing America’s intelligence operation is the fact that a majority of those working for the nation’s top spy agency don’t have a clear understanding of their mission, according to a highly critical report released Wednes...   read more

GM’s 50-Year Slide Finally Slips into the Red

No wonder General Motors went belly up. Nate Silver, in his political blog FiveThirty Eight, reviewed the operating margins of the legendary automaker from the 1950s to now. He found that GM has been headed for the junkyard for the past 50 years. ...   read more

World’s Most Powerful Laser Powers Up

Ever since scientists first split the hydrogen atom in the 1950s as part of the U.S. government’s nuclear weapons research program, experts have dreamed of developing a new, seemingly limitless energy supply through the process of fusion. This Jun...   read more

Spanish Court to Consider Torture Investigation of 6 Bush Officials

The Spanish judge who went after Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998 has now set his sights on former members of the Bush administration, arguing that they violated international law by justifying the use of torture against suspected terrori...   read more

Congress Approves Protection of 2 Million Acres of Wilderness

President Barack Obama will soon get the opportunity to sign into law the largest expansion of protected national wilderness since Bill Clinton’s first term in office. The Omnibus Public Land Management Act, approved by the House of Representative...   read more

Combat Brigades to Remain in Iraq Beyond “Withdrawal”

As previously reported in AllGov, there are loopholes in President Obama’s Iraq withdrawal plan that allow the United States to keep combat troops in Iraq long after the president promised he would. Now, Pentagon spokesmen have revealed some of th...   read more

Difficult Truths about Guantánamo

Writing for The Washington Note, Lawrence B. Wilkerson, who was Colin Powell’s chief of staff while Powell was Secretary of State, has laid out seven  aspects of the Guantánamo debate that have been largely kept out of the media and thus out of th...   read more

Poor Economy Helps Military Recruiting

One winner in the economic downturn is the military, which has finally seen a five-year recruiting crisis come to an end. In February, all branches of the military met their recruiting goals, and the Army, which has been under the most stress,...   read more

Obama Asks American Bar Association to Resume Vetting Judicial Nominees

President Obama has reversed another policy of George W. Bush by asking the American Bar Association (ABA) to resume reviewing potential judicial nominees and to rate their qualifications. Beginning in 1953, the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Fed...   read more

U.S. Industrial Output at 61-Year Low: Here’s the Reason

The Federal Reserve reported Monday that in February the operating rate of U.S. factories dropped to 67.4% of capacity, the lowest level since 1948. Why is this a 61-year record? Because 1948 was the year the government started keeping records. Th...   read more

Single-Payer Health Care: A Solution In Search of Attention

As President Obama and his new administration attempt to reform the American health care system, one viable and desirable option is being kept off the table: single-payer health care. Single-payer health care is a financing system whereby the U.S....   read more
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