Bush’s Brave New World of Torture

By Jessica Valoris Nov 01, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 11.01.06 Bush’s Brave New World of Torture Now that Bush has signed the infamous Military Commissions Act into law and officially gutted the Geneva Conventions, what’s next? We Sought Reform And Got a Fence Congress has spent a lot of time and energy over the last five years debating immigration reform, yet still manages to steer clear of some of the touchier issues involved. Racial Discrimination Is Bad for Your Health—Literally According to UCLA researchers, continued racial discrimination is a big reason for continued health disparities. GOP Presidents Egged On Race Trash Talk Over the past half-century, GOP presidents have carefully crafted racial barbs, code-speak, and race tinged off color remarks into a winning political strategy. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.