Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Hugo Chavez’s Human Rights Record–Bad, But Not As Bad As Fidel’s

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died of cancer Tuesday at the age of 58. Chavez saw himself as a socialist revolutionary and undertook economic reforms aimed at (according to him) improving the lives of Venezuela’s poor. However, like his friends Castro and Ahmadinejad, Chavez was … Continue reading

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Why Liberals Ignore Obama’s War Crimes

“Why isn’t there more outrage about the president’s unilateral targeted assassination program on the left?”–That’s the subheadline of a piece written by Joan Walsh for Salon.com in which she tries to address the question of why Obama’s supporters don’t call him … Continue reading

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