Kathy Kelly: Prison laborers from U.S. minimum security prisons now labor to turn what once was an Illinois state prison into a federal supermax detention facility with 1900 cells that will confine prisoners for 23 hours of every day.
he Metropolitan Community Church in the San Fernando Valley is truly a remarkable place with extraordinary leadership. Recently, I had the good fortune of attending a gathering there and meeting the church pastor, the prize-winning author, Bob Shore-Goss. Some of you might be familiar with this church because for decades it has been one […]
William J. Astore: That the U.S. is yet again providing more troops as well as heavy weapons as “force multipliers” highlights the failure of U.S. military efforts to “stand up” an effective Iraqi military.