▶ Series Of Protests Interrupt Supreme Court Over Citizens United decision

 On the anniversary of the Citizens United decision the US Supreme Court was interrupted by a series of protests decrying the corruption of government made worse by the decision.

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Constitutional Rights

▶ Nina Simone: Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)

Published on Feb 21, 2013

“Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)” by Nina Simone
Recording session: Live in Stockholm, 1968

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Constitutional Rights

Nekima Levy-Pounds: Letter from a Bloomington Jail (Metaphorically Speaking)

 What started as a demonstration of Dr. King’s vision of the “beloved community,” became a reminder of what Dr. King warned could destroy our nation: The triple giants of racism, militarism, and extreme materialism.

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Civil Liberties

Jillian York: More Surveillance Won't Protect Free Speech

Let us resist attempts to use this tragic moment as an opportunity to advance law enforcement surveillance powers. Freedom of speech can only thrive when we also have the right to privacy.

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▶ The Internet’s Own Boy: New Documentary About Aaron Swartz Now Free Online

features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.”

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Civil Liberties

Evergreene Digest: Sobering Truths About America’s Imperialist Crimes Against Humanity

  • “We have brought torture, cluster bombs, depleted uranium, innumerable acts of random murder, misery, degradation and death to the Iraqi people and call it ‘bringing freedom and democracy to the Middle East’.
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Human Rights