Thursday, February 28, 2008

thursday reads

Wired talks to psychologist Philip Zimbardo: How Good People Turn Evil, From Stanford to Abu Ghraib

Pepe Escobar: A long road from Kosovo to Kurdistan

Another witness against the officers who ran Argentina's "dirty war" on opponents of the country's military dictatorship has turned up dead.

Condoleezza Rice, the US secretary of state, apologised yesterday for a string of crimes involving American troops based in Japan, amid warnings that failure to improve discipline risked damaging relations between Washington and one of its closest allies.

Clashes over Afghanistan poppy fields kill 26

More that 900,000 people are currently listed as suspected terrorists on the US government's "do not fly" list, and that number will grow to beyond 1 million by summer, says the American Civil Liberties Union.

Violet Blue: Dude, where's my G-spot?

Happy Birthday Paul Krugman

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