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Death rates are alarming but lower than claimed. Saddam shares responsibility.

An interview with Vincent Bugliosi about the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Bush v. Gore.

Civil rights are under attack through legislation and executive actions that purport to help fight terrorism.

Will academic freedom survive?

Events in the recent past are receding as the ominous future comes into focus.

Asociación Tepeyac helps undocumented workers affected by the WTC terrorist attacks, and helps families of the missing victims.

A Pakistani laborer dies in custody of the INS, after the FBI falied to link him anything more sinister than overstaying his visa.

Attacks on Muslim immigrants in Moscow reveal some ugly new trends.

Current discussions tend to trivialize acts that are not only immoral but illegal according to covenants the United States has signed.

The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

Blogs

The 14th amendment has done it again! No wonder right wing radicals want to repeal it.

August 5, 2010

On Nascar, concussions, Israel and Raul Malo.

August 5, 2010

The right is using the internet and social networking sites to make stuff up about undocumented immigrants. On The Rachel Maddow Show, Melissa Harris-Lacewell asks why the left isn't using these same tools to progressive ends?

August 5, 2010

Sarah Palin gives a shoutout to a combative conservative in Alaska's GOP primary.

August 5, 2010

The question remains what will be done about the practices exposed by the GAO report.

August 5, 2010

California's infamous anti-gay Prop 8 has been overturned! In this recent related slideshow, The Nation looks at the status of major gay rights issues including marriage, and the obstacles activists still need to conquer in order to finally achieve equality.

August 4, 2010

 One Canadian university is sending students to help green small rural communities in Alberta.

August 4, 2010