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Sleeplessness 101

Twelve years ago my younger sister and I were sitting at her kitchen table. She handed me a clipping from the Boston Globe and pointed out an ad requesting volunteers for a medical survey on sleeplessness. “Beth Israel is paying $1500 to those candidates completing the 10-day experiment.” “$1500. That’s a good wage for two […]

The End of Knowledge

President-elect has ignored the intelligence community and stated that the daily security briefings won’t be a priority for his White House. “I don’t have to be told ― you know, I’m, like, a smart person. I don’t have to be told the same thing in the same words every single day,” Trump said in an […]

An American Tradition

After 9/11 the GW Bush administration declared war on Al-Qaada. The Pentagon aided Afghanistan’s Northern Alliance in ousting the Taliban from the cities. The foreign mujaddin warriors attempted to flee the country, but hundreds were captured by the US-supported warlords and sent to Fort Qala-i-Jangi for questioning. These prisoners were immediately subjected to torture by […]