Fathers and Sons Fathers and Sons

A teacher discovers that sixty years after its publication, Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country still stirs deep emotions about fathers and errant sons.

Jun 12, 2008 / Feature / Joseph H. Cooper

Supreme Court Deals Death Blow to Gitmo Supreme Court Deals Death Blow to Gitmo

The Supreme Court delivers a dramatic blow to the President's lawless detention policies, overturns an effort by the previous Congress to eliminate the right of habeas corpus and s...

Jun 12, 2008 / Feature / Jonathan Hafetz

Thin ICE Thin ICE

In its zeal, the federal immigration agency has been deporting US citizens.

Jun 5, 2008 / Feature / Jacqueline Stevens

Congress: Stop Funding Torture Congress: Stop Funding Torture

In an open letter to Senator Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, lawyers, clergy and human rights activists voice alarm at mounting evidence of torture and human rights viol...

Jun 2, 2008 / Feature / The Nation

Polygamists’ Kids in Their Own Private Gitmo Polygamists’ Kids in Their Own Private Gitmo

A mass detention. Vague legal charges. Emotional abuse. Hostile overseers. This isn't Guantánamo--it's Texas. And the victims are children the state wants to protect.

May 28, 2008 / Feature / Richard Wexler

Where Is the Outrage Over Torture? Where Is the Outrage Over Torture?

The muted response to revelations of torture raises the question of whether Americans are truly savages or simply tone-deaf on matters of morality.

May 28, 2008 / Column / Robert Scheer

The Tortured Law on Torture The Tortured Law on Torture

Those confessions elicited from Gitmo detainees are proving legally worthless--and an enduring indictment of the moral bankruptcy of George W. Bush.

May 14, 2008 / Column / Robert Scheer

After Gitmo After Gitmo

America's legal and moral responsibility to innocent detainees is not more imprisonment, but a new life in the United States.

May 13, 2008 / Feature / Aziz Huq

Juan Crow in Georgia Juan Crow in Georgia

Immigrant Latinos live under a matrix of oppressive laws, customs and institutions.

May 8, 2008 / Feature / Roberto Lovato

Cruel and Unusual Punishment Cruel and Unusual Punishment

As executions resume in the wake of a Supreme Court decision, we are reminded that a life cannot be willfully ended without violence.

May 5, 2008 / Editorial / Billy Sothern