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Jim Turpin : Assassinations, Anyone?

Image from Assassins / IMFDB.Due process and special ops:Assassinations, anyone? By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / August 25, 2010 Every American citizen has heard the legal phrase “due process of law,” but do you really know what that … finish reading Jim Turpin : Assassinations, Anyone?

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Steve Russell : In Memory of Jay Spotted Elk

In memory of Jay Spotted Elk It became possible to prove that Jay Spotted Elk’s last night on earth was not unusual in the history of Sheridan County, Nebraska. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / August 9, 2010 … finish reading Steve Russell : In Memory of Jay Spotted Elk

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Howard Zinn : Why We Must Not Be Discouraged

Howard Zinn, 1922-2010.On commitment,And believing in Saints By Thomas Cleaver / The Rag Blog / February 1, 2010 See ‘Against discouragement: Howard Zinn at Spelman’ by Howard Zinn, Below. I met many memorable individuals who stopped by the Oleo Strut … finish reading Howard Zinn : Why We Must Not Be Discouraged

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Labor Justice : ‘Last Vestige of Slavery and Segregation’

“Brothers of the Sun” by Luana Boutilier / Farmworker Movement …two groups of our most highly exploited workers have been denied the law’s protections — farm workers, and housekeepers, nannies, and other domestic workers. By Dick Meister / May 28, … finish reading Labor Justice : ‘Last Vestige of Slavery and Segregation’

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California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

Demonstrators placed signs on a statue of Lincoln in front of San Francisco City Hall on May 26, 2009, after the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Prop. 8. Photo by Paul Sakuma. In reality, the point of the Court’s muddled … finish reading California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow to Barack Obama : "Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue"

Rabbi Arthur Waskow. Rabbi Arthur Waskow asked us to publish this open letter to Barack Obama. He has also posted it to the On Faith blog on the Newsweek/Washington Post website. Rabbi Waskow has been one of the creators and … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow to Barack Obama : "Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue"

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A Fundamental Breach of International Law

‘Western Leaders Are War Criminals’By Mick Meaney / April 26, 2008 The former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, has echoed calls for Western leaders to be charged with war crimes over the illegal invasion of Iraq. Speaking at Imperial … finish reading A Fundamental Breach of International Law

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Larry Hales Charges Dropped

Larry Hales and FriendALERT: The Racist Frame-up Charges Against Larry Hales HAVE BEEN DROPPED! On Wed., April 23 all charges were dropped against Denver activist Larry Hales. Hales had been assaulted by ten Denver cops this past Nov. 30. The … finish reading Larry Hales Charges Dropped

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Calling to Task Those Who Disregard the Constitution

Cheney, Torture and the Chance to Restore the Rule of LawBy John Nichols / April 12, 2008 The Constitution of the United States is absolutely clear when it comes to matters of torture. Amendment 8 specifically states that, “Excessive bail … finish reading Calling to Task Those Who Disregard the Constitution

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German Citizen Challenges U.S. Rendition Before Human Rights Commission

Khaled el-Masri, a German of Lebanese descent says the CIA abducted him Dec. 2003 at the Serbian-Macedonian border. Photo y Thomas Kienzle / AP.Man claims CIA tortured him, goes to international courtApril 9, 2009 Washington — A German citizen thwarted … finish reading German Citizen Challenges U.S. Rendition Before Human Rights Commission

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Border Fence Will Skirt Environmental Laws

A zigzagging second fence runs along side the original border fence, far right, along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego. Photo by Denis Poroy / AP.Homeland Security announces that it will waive regulations in order to complete the fence by … finish reading Border Fence Will Skirt Environmental Laws

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Supreme Court Inc.

How the nation’s highest court became increasingly receptive to the arguments of American business. By Jeffrey Rosen [This article first appeared in the March 16, 2008 issue of The New York Times Magazine. It’s a scary read if you’re not, … finish reading Supreme Court Inc.

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