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The making of the US surveillance state, 1898–2020.
From Stand-Your-Ground to Stop-and-Frisk.
What a country's treatment of its own citizens says about how it will treat non-citizens.
The strikers are calling for an end to long-term solitary confinement and better prison conditions.
After the defeat of DOMA, the LGBTQ movement needs to push beyond marriage equality.
Why violent right-wing extremism doesn’t scare Americans.
The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.
Everyone knows marriage is gendered. But divorce is where cultural stereotypes become law.
Hint: it’s not the marriage part.
Despite its DOMA decision, the recent rulings by the Supreme Court reflect a conservative majority bent on ignoring enduring inequality.
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