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Even stalwart liberals are knuckling under to the security state in the wake of September 11.

The Justice Department under John Ashcroft is alienating allies in the 'war on terror.'

Embattled campus activists hone their message about the crisis in Afghanistan.

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.

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.

Blogs

It depends on which cable news channel you glanced at this morning. 

June 25, 2012

The Court gave the Obama administration near-total victory, striking down key parts of Arizona’s immigration law.

June 25, 2012

Governor Tom Corbett still has questions to answer about his role in the slow-motion investigation and prosecution of Penn State University’s Jerry Sandusky.

June 25, 2012

Even the non-sporty among us have likely benefited from its enforcement.

June 25, 2012

What’s the biggest misconception about Obama’s online edge?

June 24, 2012

His conversion from a onetime foe of same-sex marriage into a supporter hasn’t changed his regressive, punitive views on marriage one bit.

June 24, 2012

 “Artists who turncoat and exploit other artists—I have no words.”

June 22, 2012

Eric on Kinky Friedman and Reed on Obamacare.

June 22, 2012

With the vast majority of Americans pushing for some kind of healthcare reform, Congress and states have options, from subsidies to state-level mandates to single-payer.

June 21, 2012

Ann-Marie Slaughter’s cover story in The Atlantic is devoid of tools for real change, but at least it starts a conversation.

June 21, 2012