An array of former intelligence and other government officials signed a letter to the Senate intelligence committee in support of Gina Haspel for CIA director.
An alleged chemical weapons attack against Syrians in Douma preserves US military involvement in the conflict as President Trump pledges to respond.
The NYPD reached a settlement with Muslim-owned businesses, mosques, student groups, and others it subjected to discriminatory and suspicionless surveillance.
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Singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield’s “Hard Times” is a raw articulation of what it was like to witness the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement turn into a nightmare. From Mayfield’s 1975 album, “There Is No Place Like America Today,” the funk and soul musician sings,
Unauthorized Disclosure—Episode 11: Israeli Snipers Mow Down Palestinians, But It’s All Just ‘Clashes’ To Media
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the protests by Palestinians on Land Day and how Israeli forces gunned down more than a dozen demonstrators. They talk about police killing Stephon Clark in Sacramento and how Louisiana refused to charge any officers responsible for killing Alton Sterling. Ahead of the
Local news media in Minnesota reported that FBI special agent Terry Albury was charged with violating the Espionage Act when he allegedly disclosed documents to the Intercept. He apparently pled guilty and took responsibility for his alleged actions. Albury is the second person who made disclosures to the press to
Chicago students on spring break spent the day at city hall protesting Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s plans for a $95 million police training center.
Judge Rules It Was Necessary For Activists In Massachusetts To Engage In Civil Disobedience To Stop Pipeline
A judge in Massachusetts ruled it was necessary for activists to engage in civil disobedience to stop Spectra Energy’s natural gas pipeline in West Roxbury and acquitted the activists of civil infractions. Josh Raisler-Cohen, an attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, said the government reduced charges against the activists to
Federal Appeals Court Recognized Students’ Rights To Challenge South Carolina Law That Chills Freedom Of Expression
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the mass incarceration of students in South Carolina and in defense of their rights to engage in free speech.