Category: Civil Liberties

Francesca Forrest: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The Problem with Money Bail

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Norman Solomon: Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA

An Untold Story of Race and Retribution

Richard Rothstein: From Ferguson to Baltimore: The Fruits of Government-Sponsored Segregation

In 1925, 18 Baltimore neighborhood associations came together to form the “Allied Civic and Protective Association” for the purpose of urging both new and existing property owners to sign restrictive covenants, which committed owners never to sell to an African American

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Peter Bohmer: Another Police Shooting of African-Americans: This Time in Olympia, WA

Out of this tragedy, there is an opportunity to have serious conversations about racism, about Black lives matter and to build mass movements

Nadia Prupis: Protests Sweep City Following Cleveland Acquittal

Protests against racism and police brutality spread throughout the city as activists called for justice

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Glenn Greenwald: GCHQ’S Rainbow Lights

Exploiting Social Issues for Militarism and Imperialism

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Laura Flanders: From Belfast to Baltimore Bad Police Tactics Spread. So can Justice.

Like a bad movie, bad police tactics spread the globe

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Matt Taibbi: Baltimore, Freddie Gray and How Legal System Covers Up Police Violence

New cellphone video sheds light on Freddie Gray’s fatal journey in a Baltimore police van

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Robert Scheer: They Know Everything About You

Discussion on how data-collection began as a commercial enterprise that was eventually co-opted by the state

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Tom Engelhardt: Writing History Before It Happens

Nine Surefire Future Headlines From a Bizarro American World

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