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An appeals court's unprecedented removal of Shira Scheindlin has sent a chilling message to other federal judges.
The returning William Bratton should recognize that the notorious policy has exacerbated discrimination, not improved safety.
Throughout history, activists have proven that true patriotism demands a vigilant confrontation with government infamy.
The modern national security state can be understood as a proselytizing warrior religion, complete with its own sacred texts, holy orders and warrior priests.
A systematic look at the patterns of rights abuses in the United States’ domestic “war on terror” since September 11, 2001.
As the government embraces a “counter-radicalization” approach to counterterrorism, prosecutors are turning radical beliefs into criminal acts.
How Bill de Blasio can help solve the twin problems of over-policing and under-educating in one swoop
The road to police reform begins with community participation and a court-appointed monitor.
The Snowden revelations have vindicated The Nation and the ACLU. When will the government correct the record and stop the abuses?
Despite Governor Andrew Cuomo’s opposition, hopes are running high.