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Is Julian Assange Exposing Innocent People to Persecution With Reckless Leaks?

Mark Hertsgaard

There’s a Bigger Problem at the Border Than Trump’s Proposed Wall

We live in fear of Trumps plan for the Mexican border—not realizing that much of it already exists.

Todd Miller

How Obama Helped Lay the Groundwork for Trump’s Thuggery

His refusal to prosecute torturers and his Wild West assassination of bin Laden show how moral complacency can all too easily degenerate into full-blown corruption.

Rochelle Gurstein

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The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails

Thousands of arrestees a year are forced into get-out-of-jail-broke cards that are loaded up with deceptive fees.

Arun Gupta

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Take Action to End the Use of Tear Gas in Prisons

People in prisons across the country have described harrowing experiences that sound like nothing less than torture.

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End Abuse in Our Privatized Immigrant-Only Prisons

A recent investigation published by The Nation found that dozens of men had died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. Join The Nation, the ACLU, Detention Watch Network, and Grassroots Leadership in calling on the White House to end this shadow private prison system.

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