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The Justice Department under John Ashcroft is alienating allies in the 'war on terror.'

Embattled campus activists hone their message about the crisis in Afghanistan.

Now that the Taliban regime has fallen in Afghanistan, that group's leaders can face fair and open trials for their crimes against humanity.

The Times fans the flames of public fear around the anthrax attacks.

Moral concern begins with the local, but shouldn't stop there.

Laura Bush might put on a good face for women's rights in Afghanistan, but her husband's handwork works against women in other places.

Noncitizens in the United States face an increasingly harsh Ashcroft-run Justice Department.

As world leaders convened at the 56th Session of the General Assembly of the UN in early November, the main topic of discussion was the fight against terrorism.

Anthrax scare reveals racial denial: workers on Capitol Hill are evacuated and given protective drugs while exposed postal workers, most of them black, are forgotten.

George W. Bush, whose administration is addicted to secrecy, wants presidential papers classified indefinitely, not for the usual 12 years.

Blogs

The recent campus mobilization at Yale is only the latest student effort to organize around and impact the safety of local residents.

November 15, 2010

Canadian students, sex workers and researchers respond to UK study on students' willingness to consider sex work.

November 15, 2010

Veterans Day reflections on troops in and out of war, Keith Olbermann and journalists' transparency, Alter-reviews and the mail.

November 15, 2010

Issa's new investigations; Napolitano defends aggressive patdowns; Rangel's ethics trial begins

November 15, 2010

Like his fellow believer in bipartisanship, Barack Obama, Jon Stewart came away empty-handed from a high-stakes political summit.

November 13, 2010

Lou Dobbs is as two-faced when it comes to business advice as he is about immigration policy.

November 12, 2010

Lebron James's heavily hyped new Nike commercial draws upon a famous statement from Muhammad Ali. To Nike, the brand power of such a statement is simply "the Greatest."

November 12, 2010

 NewsBeast merger, Hillary and Netanyahu, un-friending, and more

November 12, 2010

In light of the controversy surrounding Keith Olbermann's campaign donations, should journalists be barred from being involved in politics?

November 11, 2010

President Obama's go-slow approach to ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" discrimination in the military has left repeal on life support in a lame-duck session of Congress.

November 11, 2010