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Villainizing sex workers won’t improve their lives. Basic labor rights will.
Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.
Robert MacLean, a US Air Marshal fired for allegedly leaking sensitive government documents, is just trying to get his job back. For the rest of us, his case has much more profound implications.
Britain’s citizenship deprivation processes may help obscure the Obama administration’s willingness to kill and kidnap Britons.
Resolving this injustice could open doors for diplomacy between the US and North Korea.
All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine.
Prominent lawyers from Obama's home state of Illinois urge the president to shutter the infamous, illegal prison.
A document leaked by Edward Snowden, along with interviews with lawyers representing terrorism suspects, reveal a disturbing loophole in this once-sacred legal principle.
A civil rights attorney reports from the belly of the post-9/11 justice system.
In 1914, a racist fiction helped sell one of the nation’s first drug laws; 100 years later, it’s still with us.
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- Revealed: A New Ethics Scandal Involving the GOP’s South Dakota Senate Candidate
- This City Came Up With a Simple Solution to Homelessness: Housing
- They Need Him, So Why Was Michael Sam Cut From the Dallas Cowboys?
- How Mitch McConnell Is Bending Every Last Campaign Finance Rule
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