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The Predator President

Published on Monday, February 27, 2017, by Common Dreams The Predatory Presidency Recent executive orders reveal the Trump White House as a ruthless predator set to prey upon the most vulnerable among us. by Roy Eidelson In the Galapagos Islands, … Continue reading

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Are YOU guilty of a war crime?

To put the question differently: Do you pay taxes? If you do, you may be committing a war crime. Tax Rebellion, a group active in the United Kingdom, argues that “Under the international laws of war, it is a criminal … Continue reading

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Humanitarian intervention and war (Just war, Part 2)

[Editor’s note: This is the second in the series on just war by Dr. Michael Corgan.] The anguish for leaders of countries is never about right versus wrong. It’s usually about bad versus worse or right versus right. Nowhere is … Continue reading

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Displacement of responsibility (Moral disengagement, part 5)

The fourth mechanism of moral disengagement described by Albert Bandura is displacement or diffusion of responsibility. Displacement of responsibility refers to claims that, for example, you are not being immoral when committing an atrocity while “just following orders.” Such claims … Continue reading

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