Volume 52, Number 2
The new print edition includes a TF investigation of Computer Sciences Corp. — new leader in military-intelligence outsourcing, plus details on 28 Washington insiders who have broken with Bush on Iraq, the startling story of a US soldier who refused to serve, and an exclusive interview with Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. We also look at life inside North Korea and Iran, examine how Texas prisons restrict contact with the media, and present proposals for transnational itizenship and a democratic investment system. Plus, thoughts on collective guilt and news from around the world. Take a peek below.
OUTSOURCING DEFENSE: National Security, Inc. by Greg Guma
MILITARY MISDEEDS: A Refuser Tells All by Tod Ensign
TEXAS PRISONS: Silencing Inmates by Barrett Brown
MIDDLE EAST: Iran’s Electronic Resistance by Luke Thomas
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From his work with the dispossessed and early opposition to the nuclear arms race to his leadership in the 1960s anti-war movement and far beyond, Dave Dellinger taught several generations by word and deed that nonviolent resistance to illegitimate authority can change history. A loving tribute to TF’s dearly departed friend and co-chair by Greg Guma.
BEHIND THE NUMBERS
John Horvath deciphers the statistics in a new UN report, pointing out some of globalization’s hidden impacts.
WORLD NEWS ROUND UP
How Colombia became the world’s murder capital leads TF’s Global Notebook.
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A Progressive Perspective on World Events
TF SUMMER 2004 (Vol. 52, No. 2)
The quiet rise of National Security, Inc.
Dave Dellinger, Presente! (Tribute)
Cracks in the Empire
28 insiders who have taken aim at Bush’s war policy
ANNA MANZO AND SCOTT HARRIS
Back from the fighting, a US vet tells all and refuses to serve
The “Crazies” Are in Charge
In an exclusive interview, Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about US
deceptions, Israeli influence, and why Iraq is out of control
A visit to North Korea reveals the weight of repression
Burma: Laureates Call for Dissident’s Release
Window of Opportunity
US-Iranian relations begin to thaw, but distrust persists
Young Iranians go digital in their quest for freedom
Israel: Nuclear Whistleblower Free, But Muzzled
Silence Is Brutal
Texas “solves” its prison problems by restricting contact with the media
Supremes Reject Peltier Appeal
The World According to US (on perception management and blowback)
US Weapons Make Colombia Murder Capital * Cuba: Convictions Praised, But Doubts Remain * Haiti: Who Removed Aristide? * Bolivia Coup Foiled, Plotting Continues * Maoists Gaining Ground in Nepal * Russia May Ratify Kyoto Treaty * Kosovo: Ethnic Cleansing Nears Completion * Sudan Blackout Hides Atrocities * Election Monitors Prepare for Florida Count * Northern CA Voters Ban Biotech
TF Foundation News
Publisher’s Note – Robin Lloyd
Donor Drive & Board activities
Cities are at the leading edge of a new political geography
MIGUEL LARA HIDALGO
A National Trust
Creating a democratic investment system for jobs and communities
I Didn’t Own No Slaves
Thoughts on collective guilt