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Katherine Eban

Katherine Eban appears in the following:

Did the ATF Deliberately Walk Guns into Mexican Drug Cartels?

Monday, July 02, 2012

The title 'Fast and Furious' has come to mean more than the popular street-racing movie. It's now synonymous with a scandal that implicates the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm and Explosives (ATF) in a world of “rivalry, murder and political bloodlust." But following a six-month investigation, an article by Katherine Eban in Fortune revealed that many of the allegations brought by accusers against the ATF are unfounded and built on lies.

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Oxycontin: Painful Medicine

Monday, November 14, 2011

Katherine Eban discusses her article “Oxycontin: Painful Medicine” in the November issue of Fortune magazine. Two decades ago opioid sales were a small fraction of today’s figures, bu in recent years, doctors have started prescribing these powerful painkillers more commonly, and addiction to them has skyrocketed. Eban looks at what the strange saga of Purdue Pharma—and its $3 billion drug, OxyContin— tells us about our national dependence on painkillers.

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Psychologists and Torture

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Some professionals are trying to force the American Psychological Association to bar its members from participating in coercive interrogations and torture. Dr. Steven Reisner is running for president of the APA on an anti-terror platform; Dr. Allan Keller is Director of the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors ...

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Rorschach and Awe

Friday, July 27, 2007

Vanity Fair writer Katherine Eban asked why psychologists were participating in military interrogations at Guantánamo Bay, and she uncovered the alarming story of two C.I.A. contractors who were, in secret, designing torture techniques. Learning how and why took her deep into a world that our military and intelligence agencies would ...

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