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How Tea Party Candidates Like Joe Miller and Rand Paul Benefit From Armed, Right-Wing Militia Groups
Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Conservative candidates walk a fine line between getting the political support of militias, while avoiding charges of extremism unpalatable to the mainstream.
'Screw with Their Faith and They Will Kill You': The Strange, Obsessively Anti-Government Sovereign Citizen Movement Makes a Comeback
Posted on: Sep 23, 2010, Source: AlterNet
'Sovereign citizens' refuse to abide by government laws. While a small minority takes up arms, most just search for loopholes in the law.
How the Military Destroys the Lives of Soldiers Who Try to Tell the Truth
Posted on: Aug 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Bradley Manning is not the first military whistleblower to have his life ruined. The military is infamous for trying to silence soldiers who speak out against the war.
"We Live With Ghosts and Demons": Soldiers Who Took Part in Torture Suffer from Severe PTSD
Posted on: Jul 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Many Americans are deaf to the suffering of soldiers who participated in torture, largely because they're in denial about America's torture program.
The Town the Torturers Came From
Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: Wiley Press
News of Abu Ghraib shook the small, working-class hometown of the soldiers involved in the scandal.
Right-Wing Extremists Organize and Promote Violence on Facebook -- Should the Feds Bust Them Or Leave Them Alone?
Posted on: Jun 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
From militias to white supremacists, right-wing groups are using social networking to organize and spread propaganda. Should the government do something?
Naomi Wolf Thinks the Tea Parties Help Fight Fascism -- Is She Onto Something or in Fantasy Land?
Posted on: Mar 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Naomi Wolf, author of 'End of America,' talks about why she has become an improbable Tea Party darling, and if progressives can learn from the conservative activists.
The Oath Keepers: The Militant and Armed Side of the Tea Party Movement
Posted on: Mar 5, 2010, Source: Mother Jones
Meet the fast-growing 'patriot' group that's recruiting soldiers to resist the Obama administration.
In Iraq, Was I a Torturer?
Posted on: Mar 26, 2008, Source: Mother Jones
When 27-year-old Ben Allbright returned from Iraq, he was treated like a hero. But he is haunted by the "harsh interrogations" he oversaw.
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