Bruce Shapiro

Contributing Editor

Bruce Shapiro, a contributing editor to The Nation, is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.

POWs in Legal Limbo POWs in Legal Limbo

It's safe to assume that the 150 or so Al Qaeda and Taliban militiamen now occupying those 6-by-8-foot cages in Guantánamo Bay are not sympathetic characters. It's also re...

Feb 7, 2002 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Unfriendly Skies Unfriendly Skies

The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets ...

Dec 20, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Executive Obstruction Executive Obstruction

The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.

Dec 19, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

No Finality Without Fairness No Finality Without Fairness

The US Supreme Court's stunning 5-4 stay Saturday of the Florida undervote count--less than 24 hours after the equally stunning Florida Supreme Court decision ordering that same...

Dec 9, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Alien’s Law Alien’s Law

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

Nov 29, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Information Lockdown Information Lockdown

Viewers of the old spy spoof Get Smart will remember the Cone of Silence--that giant plastic hair-salon dryer that descended over Maxwell Smart and Control when they held a sensit...

Oct 25, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

Anthrax Anxiety Anthrax Anxiety

Jitters are not among the clinical symptoms of anthrax.

Oct 18, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

All in the Name of Security All in the Name of Security

The Administration is using September 11 to curtail our civil liberties.

Oct 4, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning

A world effort to force an end to the US death penalty is gaining strength.

Jul 27, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Raising the Stakes Raising the Stakes

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Jul 9, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro