Category: Civil Liberties

Richard C. Gross: Eyes Wide Shut

Republican right-wing extremists are putting together an agenda from hell to prepare for a GOP president in 2025

Mehrdad Mirdamadi: Iran’s Hijab Law Exposes Divisions In The Islamic Republic

A new crackdown by Iranian authorities on women who violate the country’s “hijab and chastity” law has been widely criticized, even by figures within the clerical establishment

Judith McDaniel: Abortion decision demands disruption

We need to be loud and confrontational and disruptive. We need to be willing to take the consequences of our disruptions

Mekela Panditharatne: 2020 Election Deniers Organize to Challenge Votes in 2022

The effort by Trump advisers and January 6 supporters is an extraordinary investment in sustaining and bolstering the false narrative of widespread voter fraud

Nina Burleigh: Right-Wing Extremists Are Making Fiction Come True

Can Democrats Craft a Winning Message Off a Smorgasbord of Misogynist Madness?

Sarah Hughes: What Can Unions Do Now to Defend Abortion Rights?

Unions should support workers in defying the laws. Abortion access was originally won through sustained, public civil disobedience

Brianna Griffith: Austin, Texas, partially decriminalizes abortion: what comes next?

On July 21, Austin City Council passed the Guarding the Right to Abortion Care for Everyone (GRACE) Act

Mekela Panditharatne: 2020 Election Deniers Organize to Challenge Votes in 2022

The effort by Trump advisers and January 6 supporters is an extraordinary investment in sustaining and bolstering the false narrative of widespread voter fraud

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Steven Hill: It’s time for a constitutional convention

With a narrow mandate focused on modernizing US democracy, a Con Con with broad representation is the best path to resolve the deepening crisis of US democracy

Gregg Barak: With the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling, Can Trump’s Damage to the Environment Ever Be Repaired?

Trump’s appointments reveal the frightening far-reaching power of a corrupt president

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