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Torture on '24'

‘24’ Makes the Case for Torture

Jon Wiener at The Nation explores the dangerously simplistic view of torture depicted in Fox TV’s “24.” (In this scene from season 3, Jack Bauer tortures a terrorist by preparing to kill his daughter.)

Posted on Jan 17, 2007 READ MORE


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What Would Jack Bauer Really Do?

In championing ?24,? Pat Buchanan and Bush administration apologists oversimplify a complex depiction of counter-terrorism and also use an idealized fictional violence to justify real-world abuses of the law and authority.

Posted on Apr 25, 2006 READ MORE


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