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Sometimes it takes a while for a new story to break through the day-to-day narrative of political events. This appears to be the case with the PHR report detailing charges that the Bush ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 287 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 04:34 PM PDT with 540 Recommends
The June 8 New York Times will carries an editorial, "Doctors Who Aid Torture," that endorses the recommendation of Physicians for Human Rights in their new report, "Experiments in ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 156 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 06:53 PM PDT with 314 Recommends
This is my humble attempt to stop a misperception; unknowingly or not, the specious argument I quote below has no merit whatsoever. I'll leave the ...
by Rippen Kitten
Comment Count 957 comments on Mon May 07, 2007 at 11:37 PM PDT with 215 Recommends
M. C. Crawford is 8 years old. He was Identified as a male at birth until doctors determined that he had ambiguous genitalia, with parts of both female and male reproductive structures. When a ...
by rserven
Comment Count 109 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 199 Recommends
In 1973, when the CIA got wind of the revelations that would expose its decades-long program into mind control experiments, then-CIA Director Richard Helms, and Sidney Gottlieb, head of the Agency's ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2008 at 08:55 PM PST with 54 Recommends
The following is a reprint of a story at Truthout which I wrote with Jason Leopold. It is posted here because, one, some at Daily Kos have asked for it, and two, and mainly, to bring this important ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 09:43 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
by ePluribus Media
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2006 at 07:00 AM PST with 53 Recommends
President George W. Bush got a stunning letter today from the American Psychological Association (APA), ...
by jhutson
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2008 at 12:21 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Like a modern-day Ministry of Truth, the American Psychological Association (APA) has scrubbed the webpage describing "deception scenarios" workshops that were part of a conference it conducted ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 06:48 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
I am a heavy sleeper, so my alarm clock is set to the local news radio station to help wake me. Sometimes, when I'm still pretty deep in sleep, I incorporate the stories into a little bit of my ...
by land of the free
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue May 22, 2007 at 10:15 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Before exploring this story, I want to first praise President Obama for investigating one of America's darker historical moments, and for the apology he has issued to Guatemala's president. This ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Aug 30, 2011 at 05:11 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
by eleming
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon May 01, 2006 at 04:29 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
The following is a press release from The Lancet , describing an important new article on the question of medical ethics in relation to the torture of prisoners. It is reproduced here (with ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 05:34 PM PST with 26 Recommends
This is just horrible. The author, Art Caplan, is someone I met at a local symposium and was very impressed with. He is the head of the medical ethics department at the NYU Medical Center where I ...
by mole333
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 07:18 PM PST with 25 Recommends
This evening President Obama ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 06:10 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Explanation of why this is V 2.0 is at the end of this diary. Because reading this means you are on the internet, and depending on how often and how intense your engagement, your behavior ...
by arodb
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat May 30, 2009 at 09:53 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
THURSDAY NIGHT IS HEALTH CARE CHANGE NIGHT, a weekly Daily Kos Health Care Series. In a previous diary titled Single payer ...
by Imavehmontah
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 04:56 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Quoted paragraphs offer a glimpse into the content and viewpoint of each article; they are not summaries - use the links to read more fully. For an introduction and start in the free use of Medscape ,
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 11:33 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
And esteemed Medical Ethicist gives them a mild rebuke. Somehow, this professor has not seemed to notice the change in delivery of medical care in our country-- not since the passing of the ...
by arodb
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 05:23 PM PST with 14 Recommends
We meet Sundays 7pm eastkost time, 4pm leftkost. Kosmail to postmodernista if you're interested in contributing a diary , new OR for republication. UPCOMING SCHEDULES post between Wednesday & Friday.
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 13 Recommends