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Ethan Saylor died because police responded with rapid and unnecessary force to his disability. I worry, not only for my son with Down Syndrome, but for all others who face similar tactics.
How George Zimmerman’s lawyers exploited racist stereotypes to justify the fear—and killing—of black men.
All wars have their bards, and Mexico’s ongoing narco wars are no exception.
So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.
What two versions of "justice" tell us about our one-superpower world.
Aamer, the last British resident still imprisoned at Guantánamo, has faced ongoing retaliation for speaking out against his detention. Now The Nation has evidence that he may be sent to Saudi Arabia.
For inmates with disabilities who are routinely denied their mental or physical needs, incarceration can be a nightmarish fight for survival.
With this example, what message are vigilantes like George Zimmerman supposed to take away?
Prometheus among the cannibals.
Why, to Beltway reporters, Glenn Greenwald is no Bob Woodward.
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- The Progressive Honor Roll of 2013
- Jonathan Ferrell, Former Football Player, Killed by Police After Seeking Help Following Car Wreck
- Why Is ‘The New Republic’ Taking Money From an NSA Contractor to Run Defenses of the NSA?
- De Blasio Takes Agenda National—Because He Has To