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Spying

Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.

That was when the Bureau of Investigation—the forerunner of today’s FBI—first opened a file on the magazine.

Saba Ahmed

Last week Saba Ahmed became yet another Muslim punching bag for the right, who refuse to listen to her game-changing plan to fight extremism.

The San Quentin News staff

For 127 years, prison newspapers have struggled to speak truth to the outside world.

Nicholas Wade

In a guise of scientific seriousness, Nicholas Wade’s new book revives the discredited ideas of history’s most notorious racists.

LGBT Flag

The religious exemption in the current version of ENDA would enshrine the idea that LGBT equality is incompatible with the free exercise of religion.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.

Jed Rakoff

The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.

Bill de Blasio

According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.

Blogs

 Bristol loses Dancing With The Stars; US students suffer from too much texting; continuing UK student protests

November 24, 2010

Obama sucks up to big business; new liberal counterweight to GOP on the air; Bill O'Reilly takes a swipe back at The Simpsons

November 23, 2010

NFL Players Association President DeMaurice Smith is calling on circles of people well beyond football fans to help the league avoid an owners' lockout in 2011.

November 22, 2010

 2012 predictions; the worst of Bush's memoir lies; DADT on the way out?

November 22, 2010

New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s alliance with peeping con James O’Keefe is about more than just hating unions.

November 22, 2010

Several senators still have uncertain positions on the DREAM Act.

November 19, 2010

 Why the controversial Maclean's On Campus article, "Too Asian," is lazy and inaccurate.

November 19, 2010

Bush joked in front of a room of journalists about somehow not finding any WMD in Iraq, even as young Americans were perishing there—and no one called him out on it.

November 19, 2010

Who you callin' a Nazi?; Close encounters of the TSA kind; Sharron Angle: "Sometimes dictators have good ideas"

November 19, 2010