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Border

Along the US-Mexico border, the high-powered cameras are pointed at you and the drones are above you.

Deportation

His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

The imprisonment of an American couple in Qatar reveals biases in criminal justice, at home and abroad.

Barbed wire

After extensive lobbying, the private probation industry is poised to wield ever more power over Georgia’s debtors.

TSA screening

Rahinah Ibrahim’s life was derailed by the tangle of national security bureaucracies that have come to define post-9/11 America. 

Deportation

Since 9/11, immigration has become increasingly tangled with criminal enforcement and national security. 

Blogs

Recipients of AIDS/HIV funding from the United States may soon be free of the harmful anti-prostitution requirement. 

June 12, 2013

Why does Rubio continue to attach amendments that undermine his own legislation?

June 12, 2013

Acceptance may be the most painful step.

June 11, 2013

How the Wikileaks source did more for US national security than SEAL Team 6.

June 11, 2013

Not a molehill, but not a mountain either.

June 11, 2013

A bipartisan group of eight senators would require the attorney general to declassify significant Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) opinions.

June 11, 2013

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