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News, The Snitch Fired Man Convicted of Torture After Beating Boss into Coma

Fired Man Convicted of Torture After Beating Boss into Coma

Hey, Quentin Tarantino, we have a plot for your next film. Roger Broyles was convicted in San Francisco Superior Court of torture last week for brutally beating his employer's chief financial officer when he told him he was fired. Why?…
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News, The Snitch Pelican Bay Prisoners Plan Hunger Strike to Protest Solitary Confinement

Pelican Bay Prisoners Plan Hunger Strike to Protest Solitary Confinement

Inmates at California's notorious Pelican Bay State Prison are planning a hunger strike to protest what they say are inhumane conditions of confinement.The Oakland-based grassroots organization Critical Resistance issued a statement today indicating that the inmates will begin the strike…
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News, The Snitch Does Berkeley Hate America?

Does Berkeley Hate America?

It pains us, Dear Reader, to ask the question. We like Berkeley. It has nice fruit trees and bright college students. But ask we must, because the Berkeley City Council has given us no choice.I mean, come on. When you…
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News, The Snitch Torturer's Apprentice John Yoo Says It's Constitutional to Ban Gay Marriage

Torturer's Apprentice John Yoo Says It's Constitutional to Ban Gay Marriage

You gotta hand it to John Yoo, the former Bush Administration attorney who provided a legal rationale for torturing prisoners of war. It must be tough being an anti-human-rights playa in the midst of Collectivist Berkeley, where Yoo is a…
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News, The Snitch NYT Mag on Torture-Memo Author John Yoo: Aw, Ain't He Cute?

NYT Mag on Torture-Memo Author John Yoo: Aw, Ain't He Cute?

Uttered in any location with a view of San Francisco Bay, the name of John Yoo tends to reduce people to convulsive hand-wringing. Yoo, a professor at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, has been a frequent target of…
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News, The Snitch Tortured Debate: Latest John Yoo Protest at UC Berkeley Passes Without Arrests

Tortured Debate: Latest John Yoo Protest at UC Berkeley Passes Without Arrests

Would you like to see the next generation of American jurists learn their trade at the feet of a war criminal? Most citizens of the modern world outside Zimbabwe -- and parts of New Jersey, strangely enough --  would likely…
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News, The Snitch Human Rights Watch: Pelosi Has Some 'Splaining To Do About Torture Briefing

Human Rights Watch: Pelosi Has Some 'Splaining To Do About Torture Briefing

Oh, for a return to the days when a troupe of miscreants breaking into Democratic Party headquarters was the source of our national angst -- and not nightmarish, government-sanctioned torture techniques. A memo released yesterday by the Director of National…
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News, The Snitch Chevron's Prince of Darkness

Chevron's Prince of Darkness

By John GeluardiThe Chevron Corporation has exposed its pestilent underbelly by hiring William J. Haynes II, a Department of Defense attorney who compiled lists of violent interrogation techniques for shadowy U.S. detention centers. Chevron hired Haynes on as its chief…
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News, The Snitch Worst Mix Tape Ever: The Torture Playlist

Worst Mix Tape Ever: The Torture Playlist

Mother Jones has compiled a list of songs used by American military prisons and on bases "to induce sleep deprivation, "prolong capture shock", disorient detainees during interrorgations – and also to drown out screams." The list has several predictable entries-…
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