Category: Civil Liberties
Federal Court strikes down mandatory drug-testing for welfare recipients
The world may not actually be falling apart, but it feels like America is. From police brutality and botched executions to voter suppression and election corruption, 2014 was a terrible year for civil liberties. Protests were quelled by military-grade weapons in scenes worthy of a banana republic and the divide between the rich and the poor in the freedom and justice they are afforded is Dickensian in its scope.
The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling — after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower
No other American writer dissected the problem of the color line with such intimate and ferocious grace
The case of United States of America v. Jeffrey Alexander Sterling has everything to do with politics and the CIA’s reputation
Why this unsettling contrast, reflecting remarkable public indifference of most of the US white populace to the regular heinous police murder of Black Americans?
The real threat is the repression of migrant communities by national security states with the backing of a significant segment of the majority population mobilized by right wing forces
How Israeli High-Tech Firms Will Up-Armor the U.S.-Mexican Border
The Ambiguity of Charlie Hebdo
Broadening police discretion to allow ignorance-based traffic stops will give officers another excuse to harass people of color