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Now that the Taliban regime has fallen in Afghanistan, that group's leaders can face fair and open trials for their crimes against humanity.

The Times fans the flames of public fear around the anthrax attacks.

Moral concern begins with the local, but shouldn't stop there.

Laura Bush might put on a good face for women's rights in Afghanistan, but her husband's handwork works against women in other places.

Noncitizens in the United States face an increasingly harsh Ashcroft-run Justice Department.

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.

Blogs

Two Politico writers decide to use their platform to parrot the complaints of GOP flacks. 

May 31, 2012

On the third anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s death, let’s honor his memory by trusting women.

May 31, 2012

It’s not just Trump. As the election heats up, they’re back with a vengence. 

May 30, 2012

The Olympic Torch is not the most noteworthy thing passed from Greece to London. It’s the looming struggle against austerity.

May 30, 2012

What would it take to put school desegregation back on the country's policy agenda?

May 29, 2012

Why don’t Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to Asian-American constituents?

May 29, 2012

National Review claims Republicans were the party of civil rights while blogs and talk radio fan fears of black-on-white hate crimes. 

May 28, 2012

The Mormon Church is a corporation, says author and essayist Terry Tempest Williams, and there is reason to fear a Romney presidency....

May 27, 2012

Why picking Marco Rubio as a running mate would not automatically improve Romney's standing among Latino voters.

May 25, 2012

Let the media—left, right, center—know that the crude sexualization of women who voice their opinions in public is not “satire.” It’s misogyny.

May 25, 2012