Tuesday, April 24, 2007

More Odds & Ends

  • Naomi Wolf offers ten-part instructions on how to close down an open society; step 2: create a gulag:
    Once you have got everyone scared, the next step is to create a prison system outside the rule of law (as Bush put it, he wanted the American detention centre at Guantánamo Bay to be situated in legal "outer space") - where torture takes place. Read More
  • German-born Murat Kurnaz, has published a memoir, Five Years of My Life about his horrific experiences in Guantánamo.