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The Party That Betrayed Lincoln

…Lincoln cannot indeed pull out of its current death spiral by refashioning itself into a party to which Lincoln would choose to belong. Scott Horton is a fellow at The Nation Institute and a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine, where he covers le…

Learning to Love Torture

…r ‘enhanced methods,’” lawyer/journalist Scott Horton wrote in Harper’s in 2008. Prohibition of torture is jus cogens (compelling law), a principle of international law based on values so fundamental they cannot be disregarded. Yet the American public…

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