Yesterday, the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve an amendment from Bill Huizenga that allows American corporations to cover up their trade with war criminals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The amendment prohibits the funding of implementation of Section
“Torture works.” That’s the repeated assertion, made without evidence, by President Donald Trump. How it works and what it achieves are things that Trump is unable to articulate. This morning, unfortunately, the world has a test case to see whether torture works. Amnesty International reports
Thousands of Australians protested outside their Prime Minister’s mansion, in outrage against his refusal to acknowledge the extent of Australia’s climate crisis.