Torture and Historical Memory | by Robert Pallitto

North Americans seem to believe that torture has no history here. It happened in medieval Europe, at the command of dictators in far-off places, or as part of leftist insurgencies. For the United States, torture is anathema to our way of life, violative of our...

The Arms Deal continued | by Terry Crawford-Browne

Terry Crawford Browne has waged a long campaign against the government’s 1999 decision to spend billions of rand on military equipment –  even more so because of the government’s inability to identify actual or even likely enemies to justify the huge expenditure....
West Africa burning | by Amandla! Correspondent

West Africa burning | by Amandla! Correspondent

In Senegal a manipulated ruling to allow power hungry President Abdoulaye Wade to run for a third term, in Nigeria fuel price increases that spurred a national crisis, general strikes and violent state repression, secession struggles in Mali in which scores have been...