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While police racism, corruption, and brutality make headlines, police organizations are using increasingly coordinated and sophisticated legal and political strategies to avoid accountability and to chill citizen oversight.
Drug and tobacco companies have put out their own contract on America. Their stable of lobbyists, tame Congressmembers, and researchers is out to kill the Food and Drug Administration.available in print only
Using spies, infiltrators, phony grassroots campaigns, smear techniques, and high-tech media assaults, the PR industry is targeting its biggest enemy: local activists.
Powell built a career by pleasing the powerful. To that end he misled Congress, helped coverup war crimes, and oversaw civilian massacres. No longer a candidate, he is still a force to be reckoned with.available in print only
Haiti faces all-out economic warfare and increasing unrest as the US-dominated World Bank and IMF wrestle Pres. Aristide and the popular movements for control of the country.available in print only
The differences between Clinton's and Castro's speeches at the 50th anniversary of the UN highlight the North-South divisions and focus the struggle for increased democracy within the world body.available in print only
When the president of Cuba spoke to the UN, he was greeted with a hero's welcome.available in print only
Under Deutch and Clinton, the CIA is reemphasizing its longstanding commitment to spying on friend and foe alike to advance the US economic agenda and justify its budget.
Provoking a scandal that reaches to the president's office, Spanish officials have broken silence and admitted that government-run death squads assassinated Basque separatists.available in print only
East Timor enters its third decade of near-genocidal Indonesian occupation. While the US has been forced to distance itself from the generals, Britain takes up the slack.available in print only
As promised in the fall issue, the two analysts who take divergent views of the causes of and cures for the conflict respond to each other. Readers join in.available in print only
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