Geneva

The man who convinced President George W. Bush to reinterpret the Geneva Convention's prohibitions on torture on Sunday declared that "we can never be safe in a society like ours" and terrorists will always want to attack America because they are "unhappy about U.S. foreign policy." Read more...
June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements. Read more...
Newstlgia Mid-Week Concert - The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra With Fazil Say Play Music Of Shostakovitch.
Newstalgia Mid-Week concert featuring the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Michael Hofstetter and featuring Turkish PianistComposer Fazil Say in a program of music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Shostakovitch and Gershwin. Read more...
Third Week In November 1985 - Reagan, Gorbachev And Star Wars
News of the week for October 19, 1985 - The Reagan/Gorbachev summit. Read more...
BTC News: Nobody could have predicted the disaster that is Homeland Security Facing South: The real story of racism at the USDA, and why it prob Read more...

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From Democracy Now--Fmr. UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Warns Against “Politically Motivated Hype” on Iran Nuke Program: Former UN weapons i Read more...
The Geneva Conference 1959
(Howard K. Smith, Daniel Schorr, Charles Collingwood, Eric Severeid, Ernest Leiser, David Schoenbrun discuss Berlin) "If, at this conference we cou Read more...
Occasionally, we’ll hear that Joe Lieberman is generally in line with Democrats, but makes an exception on the war in Iraq and a neocon worldview of Read more...
[media id=3595] [media id=3596] (h/t Logan) Obviously, the Republican leadership has gotten to Sen. Kit Bond with the message: You're. Not. Helping Read more...
We posted a clip of NBC's Law & Order SVU last week that dealt with the issue of physician-assisted torture in Iraq and I came across this articl Read more...