Bede A. Moore

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The Luxury of Distance

If you’re a member of the news-reading community, it’s a safe bet you’ve come to realize the full horror of

Turn on, Tune in, Forever

If macabre interest hasn’t yet drawn you to watch the YouTube.com video of UCLA student Mostafa Tabatabainejad being repeatedly Tasered

Saudi Succession, Media Nil

Whatever else it is, “successful” is not the word to describe the Bush Administration’s stated policy to spread freedom and

So Farewell Then, Constitution

Last week, President George W. Bush finally signed the Military Commissions Act into law. With the media’s attention largely fixed

The Empire Strikes Back

A free press is foundational to a vibrant democracy. Each day, citizens read the media’s exposition of injustice and are

Tarred with the Same Brush

It goes without saying that world leaders must be held accountable for their contraventions of international law. Any leader with

Advance Australia Fair?

Conjure an image of Australia in your mind, and you’re likely envision bouncing kangaroos and jovial tank-topped men throwing “another

Torturing Justice

More than fours years have passed since Sept. 11, but the debate over civil liberties still lingers. From the White

The Global Avian Threat

In recent months two significant events in U.S. history have served to highlight the current government’s failure and incapacity to