Posts Tagged: civil liberties
In a democracy, shouldn’t we be using peacetime laws to constrain us during war, rather than wartime laws to constrain us during (relative) peace?
The targeting of immigrants is intimately linked to a long record of labor repression and civil liberties violations — which eventually target the native-born, too.
The Great War had it all: An administration that hated protesters. A compliant Supreme Court. National anthem panics and literal flag kissing!
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
Mexico is the third deadliest place in the world to do journalism — and the U.S. is making things worse.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
Illiberal populists all over the world are benefiting from three simultaneous backlashes.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Hard to believe, but one day 3-D printers may be able to produce nuclear weapons and other WMDs.