America's most notorious spy agency even deceives its own employees.
John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer who spent two years in a federal prison for blowing the whistle on the agency’s use of torture. He wrote OtherWords columns for a year, starting in May 2015. He writes and speaks about national security, whistleblowing, the prison-industrial complex, and foreign policy. JohnKiriakou.com
GOP presidential candidates are endorsing torture, again.
Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”
Federal prison guards are brutalizing inmates.
Judges share the blame for America's burgeoning incarcerated population.
Taking over a federal building at the point of a rifle gives protest a bad name.