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Police at school

Try to think of an aspect of everyday life that doesn’t somehow include the police.

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio touts his police commissioner pick as a “progressive visionary,” but Bill Bratton’s record tells a different story.

Net Neutrality protest

Why is Verizon suing the FCC over net neutrality regulations?

Computers

Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.

NSA

There will be no need to kill a future Edward Snowden. He will already be dead.

Prison

In the wake of 9/11, prosecutors have embraced “special administrative measures” to keep terrorism suspects guilty until proven otherwise.

Blogs

Ronald Reagan was an early adopter of, and key propagandist for, gun culture's vigilante turn.

January 10, 2013

Prosecutors suggest similar litigation against media outlets is possible.

January 10, 2013

Details emerging this week in court about July’s mass shooting show multiple ways the tragedy could have been averted. 

January 9, 2013

The ruling brings warehouse workers one step closer to holding Walmart directly responsible for alleged retaliation and wage theft.

January 7, 2013

Enough is enough: we must wrest control of public safety policy from gun manufacturers. 

January 4, 2013

It's time to acknowledge that the rape epidemic in the US is not just about the crimes themselves, but our own cultural and political willful ignorance.

January 4, 2013

The twelve-minute video shows a student joking about the rape victim, a high school classmate, in Steubenveille, Ohio.

January 4, 2013

For Americans who understand the importance of a cooperative U.S.-Russia relationship, 2012 was a disturbing year.

January 3, 2013

Involuntary mental health care and police profiling will not make the United States safer.

December 28, 2012

Lincoln ordered the execution of thirty-eight Dakota Indians for rebellion—but never ordered the execution of Confederate officials or generals.

December 26, 2012