Category: Civil Liberties

Stella Moris: Julian Assange Wins Right to Appeal Extradition

Interview on a politically motivated prosecution

Nora Barrows-friedman: UK Israel lobby takes aim at Palestinian university lecturer

A British university has suspended a Palestinian graduate student from teaching amid a smear campaign by supporters of Israel

Colleen Wessel-McCoy: Continuing King’s ‘Revolution of Values’

King spent his last birthday organizing poor people of all races against immoral spending priorities. We need that revolution today

Max Elbaum: ‘The Blood-Dimmed Tide Is Loosed’

The first step toward defeating the MAGA bloc in 2022 and 2024 is setting our sights on it. And then keeping our eyes on the prize until it is done

Bernie Sanders: Bernie Sanders: The Time for Senate Talk Is Over. We Need to Vote.

If we cannot pass a comprehensive piece of legislation, we should divide it up into separate bills and members of the Senate should have to vote on the very popular agenda we are fighting for. That’s how you win elections

Jack Rasmus: Another Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

After giving the ‘deep six’ to Biden’s Build Back Better bill last month, Democrat Senators Manchin & Sinema followed up with a coup d’ grace for Voting Rights too. Both desperately needed bills are now DOA

Frances Moore Lappé: Now’s Our Chance—We Can Reverse Democracy’s Decline

Fed up, everyday citizens are stepping up to reverse a whole slew of assaults on our democracy—from voting rights to gerrymandering to removing money’s grip

Marjorie Cohn: Republicans, Aided by Manchin and Sinema, Are Stonewalling Voting Rights Bill

As the Senate debates these voting rights bills, the American people will see for themselves how racist Republicans, aided and abetted by Manchin and Sinema, are stonewalling legislation that would protect the sacred right of everyone to vote

Jake Johnson: Poor People’s Campaign Readies ‘Massive, Nonviolent’ Effort to Save Democracy

“We are not in this for a moment, but for a movement,” said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. “Our deadline is victory.”

Andrea Germanos: ‘No Celebration Without Legislation’: King Family Leads Voting Rights March

“I will not accept empty promises in pursuit of my father’s dream,” said Martin Luther King III.

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