That Black prisoners have emerged as spokespeople for, and theorists of, a different kind of freedom shows that the tragedy of imprisonment is neither preordained nor permanent.
Clinton cut several lengthy sections from "Hard Choices," which was published shortly after she had launched her presidential campaign. Omissions include references to Latin America, the TPP and the Arab Spring.
Karen J. Greenberg, a TomDispatch regular, is the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and author of The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo's First 100 Days. Her latest book, Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State (Crown Publishers), will be published in May.