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Quigley: Haitians Slowly Dying
Oct 11, 2010
Haiti looks like the quake could have been last month. I visited Port au Prince shortly after the quake and much of the destruction then looks the same nine months later.
Quigley: United States of Fear
Sep 08, 2010
Since September 11, 2001, fear has been the main engine of change in the United States. Who would have thought that across the US, where people boast that it is the home of the free and the land of the brave, people would gladly surrender their freedom and liberty because they so fear terrorism?
Quigley: Memorial Day 2010
May 29, 2010
US law officially proclaims Memorial Day “as a day of prayer for permanent peace.”
Quigley: Take Back Homes from Banks
May 13, 2010
May has seen an upsurge in local organizations exercising their human rights to housing. Most people recognize that international human rights guarantee all humans a right to housing. With the millions of homeless living in our communities and the millions of empty foreclosed houses all across our communities, groups have decided to put them together.
Quigley: Assassination of Muslim Cleric
May 10, 2010
Agents of the United States are openly trying to assassinate Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen, while he is in hiding in Yemen. Despite what the apologists for assassination argue this is illegal, immoral and unwise.
Quigley: Immigration Enforcement
May 04, 2010
While people protest the terrible Arizona state law that uses local law enforcement to target immigrants, the federal government is expanding its efforts to use local law enforcement in immigration enforcement and has launched a major PR campaign to defend it.
Quigley: Guantanamo Deception
Apr 24, 2010
Colonel Lawrence B. Wilkerson, Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, provided shocking new testimony from inside the Bush Administration that hundreds of the men jailed at Guantanamo were innocent, the top people in the Bush Administration knew full well they were innocent, and that information was kept from the public.
Quigley: Socialism in the US
Apr 11, 2010
Glenn Beck and other far right multi-millionaires are claiming that the US is hot on the path towards socialism. Part of their claim is that the US is much more generous and supportive of our working and poor people than other countries. People may wish it was so, but it is not.
Quigley: Not Just Guantanamo
Apr 04, 2010
Today in New York City, the U.S. is torturing a Muslim detainee with no prior criminal record who has not even gone to trial.
Quigley: Time U.S. Revolution
Mar 08, 2010
It is time for a revolution. Government does not work for regular people. It appears to work quite well for big corporations, banks, insurance companies, military contractors, lobbyists, and for the rich and powerful. But it does not work for people.
Quigley: Mercenaries Circling Haiti
Mar 03, 2010
On March 9 and 10, there will be a Haiti conference in Miami for private military and security companies to showcase their services to governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the earthquake devastated country.
Quigley: Haiti Numbers
Feb 10, 2010
27 Days After Quake
Quigley: Haiti Still Starving
Feb 06, 2010
You can walk down many of the streets of Port au Prince and see absolutely no evidence that the world community has helped Haiti.
Quigley: US Owes Haiti Billions
Jan 18, 2010
Why does the US owe Haiti Billions? Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State, stated his foreign policy view as the "Pottery Barn rule." That is - "if you break it, you own it."
Quigley: Too Late for Haiti?
Jan 16, 2010
Too Little Too Late for Haiti? Six Sobering Points
Quigley: Ten Things for Haiti
Jan 15, 2010
Ten Things the US Can and Should Do for Haiti
Quigley: Why ACORN Won
Dec 13, 2009
On December 11, 2009, a federal judge ruled that Congress had unconstitutionally cut off all federal funds to ACORN. The judge issued an injunction stopping federal authorities from continuing to cut off past, present and future federal funds to the community organization.
Quigley: Haiti Hurricane
Aug 26, 2009
Until the summer of 2008, Orlande Noel supported his family of eight by operating a trucking business in Gonaives, Haiti, a town of around two hundred thousand people.
Quigley: Katrina Pain Index 2009
Aug 20, 2009
0. Number of renters in Louisiana who have received financial assistance from the $10 billion federal post-Katrina rebuilding program Road Home Community Development Block Grant - compared to 116,708 homeowners.
Quigley: War Resistance
Jun 19, 2008
There have been over 15,000 arrests for resistance to war since 2002. There were large numbers right after the run up to and invasion of Iraq. Recently, arrests have begun climbing again. Though arrests are a small part of anti-war organizing, their rise is an indicator of increasing resistance.