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Border

Along the US-Mexico border, the high-powered cameras are pointed at you and the drones are above you.

Deportation

His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

The imprisonment of an American couple in Qatar reveals biases in criminal justice, at home and abroad.

Barbed wire

After extensive lobbying, the private probation industry is poised to wield ever more power over Georgia’s debtors.

TSA screening

Rahinah Ibrahim’s life was derailed by the tangle of national security bureaucracies that have come to define post-9/11 America. 

Deportation

Since 9/11, immigration has become increasingly tangled with criminal enforcement and national security. 

Blogs

SEIU charges that the treatment of subcontracted security guards contradicts Google's motto.

June 20, 2013

Robert Greenwald’s new documentary chronicles the chokehold the national security state is exercising on our civic life.

June 20, 2013

In a 6-2 decision, the Court prohibited the government from requiring organizations to espouse specific ideas in order to receive funding.

June 20, 2013

With a Republican majority revolting against a pathway to citizenship, John Boehner may be the only one who can get the legislation back on track. 

June 20, 2013

The human rights activist who has organized protests against the ban on female drivers will serve ten months in jail for the crime of "inciting a woman against her husband."

June 19, 2013

Increased militarization of police forces led to the 7-year-old’s death. It’s time we all recognize that.

June 19, 2013

Michelle Bachmann led a protest against immigration reform, but her argument is faulty.

June 19, 2013

Our checks and balances have broken down. It’s time to rein in the national security complex.

June 19, 2013

How are we supposed to abide by strict budget caps when adding ten million new Americans?

June 18, 2013

Why finding yourself in the sights of the Guardian journalist and those who love him can be such a frustrating thing.

June 18, 2013