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The jury that convicted the Occupier on May 5 had only been given one side of the story.

Laura Poitras and Edward Snowden

“The first principle of any American intelligence official is not an oath to secrecy but a duty to the public, a commitment to speak truth to power.”

The “botched” execution of Clayton Lockett should shatter the illusion that lethal injection is neither cruel nor unusual.

With Monday’s verdict, McMillan became one of the first Occupy activists to face serious jail time.

Sakuma Brothers strike

By law, a company can’t hire H-2A guest workers if it is in a labor dispute with its US workforce. But that is exactly what this Washington State berry grower is trying to do.

Alan Gross

The case of Alan Gross reflects Obama’s failure to “write a new chapter in US-Cuba policy.”

Using sex as an excuse, Los Angeles has created a disciplinary limbo in which hundreds of teachers languish.

The Supreme Court’s decision sweeps away decades of equal protection precedent.

Attica Prison

A judge has permitted the partial release of long-sealed Attica papers, but the full story of the assault remains hidden.

Blogs

If you witnessed war crimes, what would you do?

June 6, 2013

Congress has a responsibility to check and balance surveillance abuses. It has failed up to this point. 

June 6, 2013

If Pfc. Manning were magically transported into the civilian justice system, he would be just as screwed.

June 5, 2013

Military brass did a bad job convincing people they are serious about preventing sexual assault.

June 5, 2013

The hacker who snitched on Bradley Manning takes the stand.

June 5, 2013

It has been three years since US Private Bradley Manning was arrested—and he’s only now getting the chance to defend himself.

June 4, 2013

Disclosures show that the Geo Group, the second-largest private prison company in America, misled reporters when it said it would not lobby on comprehensive immigration reform. 

June 4, 2013

How to set your bullshit detector for Manning court-martial media coverage.

June 3, 2013

As suspected, the killing of Ibragim Todashev by an FBI agent raises some suspicious questions. 

May 31, 2013

A dozen people were arrested today protesting the Obama administration’s continued detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants.

May 29, 2013