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Stanley Wrice

Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.

Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.

LGBT rights march

A win for LGBT advocates would be historic, but uncertainty over religious exemptions and the status of domestic partnerships and civil unions remains.

Hobby Lobby

How the reckless Hobby Lobby decision has excited the imagination of the right wing.

The NSA is monitoring almost all of our international communications. This is a fundamental violation of First and Fourth Amendment rights.

California prisoners

Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

Thanks to the revolution in digital technology, privacy is about to go the way of the eight-track player.

Columbia Prison Divest members

As of  last year, the university had $8 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America, as well as shares in other private security firms.

Blogs

Even if the cops seize a phone and destroy it, the video will be saved.

May 1, 2015

The police department has used social media as virtual riot gear, manufacturing the narrative of violence in the digital realm as they were escalating it on the ground.

April 30, 2015

A bill recently passed by the Maryland Legislature would restore voting rights to 40,000 people, the majority of them African-American.

April 30, 2015

What change will a “peaceful” protest spark if a “peaceful” protest is so easy to ignore?

April 28, 2015

Longtime voters are being turned away from the polls by Texas’ voter-ID law

April 27, 2015

The devastating migrant boat wreck in the Mediterranean reveals the failure of the EU's refugee policy.  

April 24, 2015

The Justice Department’s quest to prosecute Barry Bonds is a shameful stain in their history. Now put him in the Hall of Fame.

April 23, 2015

And other lies your local Officer Friendly tells you.

April 14, 2015

The only problem with the video is that it was taken by pure chance.

April 10, 2015

Thabo Sefolosha encountered the NYPD at a club. A fellow NBA player had been stabbed. This interaction ended with Sefolosha being done for the season.

April 10, 2015