Searches on the New York subway
Giving the green light for racial profiling
Random searches of passengers on New York subways are an invitation to racial profiling--which had already taken place as the program got underway last week.
Another stage in the administration’s war on civil liberties
The new McCarthyism
For his second term in office, George W. Bush is making it clear that our civil liberties are on the hit list.
The voices they want to silence
Since the September 11 attacks, the right wing has organized a concerted campaign to silence the voices of left-wing academics and activists.
What’s in Washington’s Big Brother Bill?
The USA PATRIOT Act gives law enforcement at every level extraordinary new powers for domestic spying, searches, detainment and deportation.