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A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Jonathan Schell

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

While CIA agents that tortured and killed prisoners go unpunished, whistleblower John Kiriakou faces up to forty-five years in prison. 

Iraq vet, former financial adviser and OWS protester Derek McGee reflects on the changes that have occurred in this country since September 11, 2001. 

Ten years after September 11, 2001, we are still engaged in an unwinnable “War on Terror,” and have opened the door to a new vision of “normal”—a normal in which surveillance, detention and secrecy are unquestioned parts of our lives.

Faced with the prospect of trying to convict a man for leaking unclassified information, the DoJ put together a misdemeanor plea deal.

The most striking American tragedy of these last nine years—far worse than the tragedy of 9/11 itself—is just how weak we have been in the wake of war.

Under Obama, accountability for rights violations during the "war of terror" has been thin.

In this cut from Blue Man/Red State,a documentary on Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Juneau peace activists give Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel a warm welcome and a helping hand.

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The Ohio Democrat opposed wars that needed to be opposed, fought to preserve civil liberties and always sided with workers and farmers against corporations.

January 3, 2013

President Obama wanted to extend PATRIOT Act surveillance authorities for three years. House Republican leaders tried to get him a one-year extension. But the vast majority of House Democrats and 26 Republicans blocked the move.

February 8, 2011

President wants a longer extension of Patriot Act provisions than House Republicans. He’s wrong. The ACLU is urging Congress to reject any extension until the threats to privacy and other constitutional rights are addressed.

February 8, 2011

A tale of two attacked cities, or the differences between New York and Oklahoma City.

September 24, 2010