Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

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Julian Assange: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton

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Glenn Greenwald: Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On

The National Security Agency and FBI have covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans—including a political candidate and several civil rights activists, academics, and lawyers

Chris Floyd: New SCOTUS Ruling Fuels Sectarian Rise

What we see in the Wheaton College ruling is a Court-blessed manifestation of a hatred that goes beyond misogyny

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Paul Street: The White United States’ Real Founding Father: Lord Dunmore

Sadly, the fate and struggle of the early republic’s black and red victims foretold the future struggles of Asians, Latin Americans, and Middle Easterners caught on the wrong side of the United States

Democratic Socialists of America: Overturning the Court’s Undemocratic Attacks on the Rights of Women and Workers

DSA Statement on the End of June 2014 Supreme Court Rulings

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Danny Schechter: Frederick Douglass Echoes Through The Ages

Of all the oratory and debate on “our” independence, nothing in the literature surpasses the speech by abolitionist, editor and former slave, Frederick Douglass,

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Katha Pollitt: Where Will the Slippery Slope of ‘Hobby Lobby’ End?

It’s not reassuring that a CEO’s views of a fertilized egg get deference today, but workers’ contraceptive coverage is left to the fates

James Hamblinjun: Silencing Gun Control

When one writer suggested that guns can be regulated without anyone’s rights being infringed, he lost his job. Dick Metcalf told his story this morning to a skeptical crowd.  ASPEN, Colo. — “I pose this question, Mr. Metcalf, as a hunter of birds. I have a concealed carry permit for a pistol. And I think Read more…

Bill Blunden: Ed Snowden, Philip Agee, and Executive Authority

What many people don’t realize is that history is actually repeating itself and that the precedent for passport revocation was established decades ago when a previous CIA employee disclosed classified information

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Peter Van Buren: Shredding the Fourth Amendment

Four Ways It No Longer Applies

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