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Past articles by Miriam:

An American Century of Brutal Overseas Conquest Began at Guantánamo Bay

U.S. Marines landed in Cuba 120 years ago last month, setting off the Spanish-American War, as well as U.S. imperialism and terroristic conquests overseas. → Read More

Force-Feeding, Fasting, and Big Macs: The Doublespeak of Food at Guantánamo

A cultural adviser for the U.S. military at Guantánamo made much of accommodations for Muslim diets, adding that hunger strikers were “faking” their fasts. → Read More

Terrible Mistreatment of Haitians Is a Shared Pastime of Donald Trump and the “Deep State”

The president’s decisions to keep Guantánamo open and to end a program for Haitian refugees hark back to a shameful incident at the base in the 1990s. → Read More

NSA Concealed Records on JFK Assassination for Decades

Intelligence gathering about Cuba's possible involvement in the plot has remained shrouded in secrecy. → Read More

OAS Head Pledges Martyrdom For Venezuela, With a Touch of Hypocrisy

The Organization of American States is chomping at the bit to condemn Venezuela’s rights abuses. Is this just more U.S. imperialism in Latin America? → Read More

Rex Tillerson Works From Home Instead of Confronting Venezuelan Ghosts of His Past

Trump's secretary of state has a complicated history with Venezuela — that he won't be confronting at an Organization of American States meeting. → Read More

Trump To Reverse Obama Openings To Cuba Under the False Flag of Human Rights

Trump is turning back toward a hardline Cold War-era Cuba policy of isolation under the banner of democracy. It’s really about politics. → Read More

Fifty Years Later, NSA Keeps Details of Israel’s USS Liberty Attack Secret

New Snowden documents provide precious few new details about an incident that remains shrouded — and controversial. → Read More