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Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming

At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Sex work protest

The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

President Obama

According to a recently declassified Justice Department white paper, the president can serve as judge, jury and executioner.

Migrant Children

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

Citibank

The collapse of the housing market cost Americans $16 trillion. But the banks that caused it are getting away with a slap on the wrist.

Border Patrol

Thanks to the militarization and expansion of the “border” region, 197 million Americans now live within the jurisdiction of US Customs and Border Patrol.

While President Peña Nieto celebrates the Aztec Tiger, Mexico’s cartels reach deeper into the legal economy.

Muslim Protest

A new investigation by The Intercept reveals how racist anti-Muslim neocons are driving the nation’s law enforcement agenda.

Blogs

Congress held its first hearing on the Voting Rights Act today, as states rush to implement new voter suppression laws.

July 17, 2013

This case was handled poorly from the second the police arrived at the scene of the murder.

July 15, 2013

Why can’t reporters be clear about nativist opposition to immigration reform?

July 15, 2013

George Zimmerman's prior violence against girls and women was an overlooked and unchecked predictor of his killing of Trayvon Martin.

July 15, 2013

South Florida law enforcement have prepared for this verdict for months.

July 12, 2013

The nominee to head the FBI didn’t signal that any changes to transparency over government surveillance are coming. 

July 11, 2013

The reporter has already spent 300 days behind bars. His crime? Daring to investigate the highly secretive world of private intelligence and military contractors.

July 11, 2013

In Bush's, and now Barack's, America, even the most engaged citizens seem too weary to put up a fight against a nominee for FBI director who proudly evaded the Constitution.

July 9, 2013

Reporting may be the worst crime of all.

July 9, 2013

The way Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman’s friends are treated on the stand, and by the public, has everything to do with race. 

July 3, 2013