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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."


 "Civil rights laws do not self-enforce, " said Marca Bristo, "They only come to life when enlightened citizens…push the envelope."

July 27, 2010

In a society where a bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma and a master’s degree is the new bachelor’s, the issue of college affordability is a common concern.

July 27, 2010

Pentagon Papers player sees "immediate parallels" between those who now leak details of Afghanistan and Iraq Wars and what he did during Vietnam.


July 26, 2010

In the wake of Andrew Breitbart's Shirley Sherrod hoax, all too many liberals are ready to proclaim that racism is over, caving to the Tea Party's politics of resentment.

July 26, 2010

Broadcast journalist Daniel Schorr, like Tom Paine, knew how to get on the wrong side of presidents.

July 26, 2010

College students currently spend an average of $900 a year on textbooks—a number that has increased at four times the rate of inflation since 1994.

July 26, 2010

On Sunday, WikiLeaks released more than 90,000 documents raising new questions about the war in Afghanistan. Here's extensive analysis of the fallout.

July 25, 2010

The Sunday morning pundits have renewed my frustration with our national reaction to the vilification of Shirley Sherrod. It seems we are insisting on focusing exclusively on the profoundly negative aspects of this racial story.

July 25, 2010