As world leaders convened at the 56th Session of the General Assembly of the UN in early November, the main topic of discussion was the fight against terrorism.
Anthrax scare reveals racial denial: workers on Capitol Hill are evacuated and given protective drugs while exposed postal workers, most of them black, are forgotten.
George W. Bush, whose administration is addicted to secrecy, wants presidential papers classified indefinitely, not for the usual 12 years.
Bush Administration hijacks the Constitution with the Patriot Act and military tribunals; our supine media wakes up (briefly); Congress sleeps
The Institute for Creative Technologies makes Star Wars–type simulations for Army personnel
Attorney General John Ashcroft throws out Oregon's assisted suicide law, against the wishes of a majority of Oregonians and in defiance of a 1997 Supreme Court ruling.
The sudden and unexpected collapse of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
George W. Bush wants to try terror suspects in in secret military courts. Guilt is presumed over innocence.
Sadly, the old slander that a liberal is someone who has never been mugged is turning out to be true.
How the right is using trade law to overturn American democracy.