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Union protest

After one of Supreme Court’s most anti-union rulings in recent years, is there still time for organized labor to save itself?

There’s no telling how far religious exemptions will go under Justice Alito’s ruling.

Abortion Clinic Protest

The court’s decision to invalidate the abortion clinic buffer zone limits the privacy women require as participants in a democracy.

Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous—but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.

FBI badge

Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis.

Prison

Jails have become the frontline for health problems that plague underserved communities in America. The Affordable Care Act provides an opportunity to improve continuity in treatment.

US Supreme Court

But will they apply the same logic to the NSA’s massive surveillance dragnet?

Spying

Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.

That was when the Bureau of Investigation—the forerunner of today’s FBI—first opened a file on the magazine.

The San Quentin News staff

For 127 years, prison newspapers have struggled to speak truth to the outside world.

Blogs

There’s really nothing “meta” about metadata.

June 10, 2013

The morning after the NSA whistleblower goes public.

June 10, 2013

The drama about the leaks shouldn't overwhelm the drama in the leaks themselves

June 6, 2013

The NSA spying is legal--and that’s the real scandal. 

June 6, 2013

If you witnessed war crimes, what would you do?

June 6, 2013

Congress has a responsibility to check and balance surveillance abuses. It has failed up to this point. 

June 6, 2013

If Pfc. Manning were magically transported into the civilian justice system, he would be just as screwed.

June 5, 2013

Military brass did a bad job convincing people they are serious about preventing sexual assault.

June 5, 2013

The hacker who snitched on Bradley Manning takes the stand.

June 5, 2013

It has been three years since US Private Bradley Manning was arrested—and he’s only now getting the chance to defend himself.

June 4, 2013