Category: Civil Liberties

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Glenn Greenwald: CIA Document From WikiLeaks Sheds Critical Light on Today’s U.S. Politics and Wars

The Agency knew that their best asset for selling their wars was Barack Obama — the same reason so many in the security state were eager to get rid of Donald Trump

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Will Biden Ensure My Family Is Reunited?

Trump’s cruel anti-immigrant agenda separated untold numbers of families, including mine. Will the new administration fix the mess?

Shani Saxon: Florida Sheriff’s Target Schoolchildren as Future Criminals Based on Abuse History

Former deputies told the news outlet that “they were ordered to harass people on the target list by visiting their homes repeatedly and looking for reasons to write tickets and make arrests. One in 10 of the people targeted have been teenagers.” 

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Jack Rasmus: US Political Crisis Just Entered More Dangerous Phase

Not only can the Electoral College thwart the popular vote for president; but there are even more nefarious ways for political elites to circumvent the Electoral College if they don’t like it

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William rivers Pitt: Trump Is Sowing Chaos in His Wild Bid to Cling to an Unsalvageable Presidency

The remarkable, horrifying, astonishing silence of the Republican party in the face of this massive broad-daylight mega-scandal leaves me almost breathless with rage

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Marjorie Cohn: Will Trump’s Attempted Electoral Coup Succeed?

The results of the election must be honored and the presidency awarded to Joe Biden. Hopefully, that will be accomplished with all deliberate speed and the absence of bloodshed

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Fascism 2.0: An intensive course

Polarization against the 1 percent is purely rhetorical, its sole aim being to mask the real, democracy-vs-fascism 2.0 polarization, so that fascism may prevail democratically

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Elise Swain: Anti-Nuclear Pacifists Get Federal Prison Terms for Nonviolent Protest

The most dedicated peace activists you’ve never heard of are headed to federal prison amid a deadly pandemic

Andrea Germanos: McConnell Readies Push to Further Pack Courts With Trump’s Judicial Appointees

“It is literally sickening to see Mitch McConnell continue to indulge his partisan obsession with confirming far-right judges, instead of taking action on the Covid pandemic that continues to spin out of control.”

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Ralph Nader: Trump’s Crime Wave Continues: Requires Biden Special Prosecutor

What Trump would like to do, health permitting is make tons of money from all his presidential favors, continue to control the GOP with mass rallies,  mass media coverage, and his own media company, and run for president in 2024

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