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ACLU: Free Speech for Some Means Free Speech for None

Our defense of speech regardless of speaker comes down to a simple truth: once you give the government the ability to silence unpopular speech, no one is safe.

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Civil Liberties

Constitutional Law 101 with Professor Droney: Tom Tomorrow, This Modern World

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Militarism

Glenn Greenwald: UN Report Finds Mass Surveillance Violates International Treaties and Privacy Rights

“The hard truth is that the use of mass surveillance technology effectively does away with the right to privacy of communications on the Internet altogether,” the report concluded.   

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Civil Liberties

Ivan Eland, Consortium News: The War Responsibility of Congress

Congress was to be the dominant branch of government, and the Executive’s role merely was to narrowly execute and enforce laws passed by that body. Even the president’s commander-in-chief role, much abused by modern chief executives, was to be restricted narrowly to commanding the U.S.

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Militarism

Evergreene Digest: Dennis Kucinich Blasts Congress For Lack Of War Vote

  • ‘We Have A Constitutional Crisis’
  • American warmongers’ fatal conceit: The massive insecurity behind their calls for blood
  • Who profits from our new war? 

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Constitutional Rights

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Jim Hightower | US Populist Movement Is on the Rise

WHAT IT IS: For some 238 years, it has been the chief political impulse in America’s body politick — determinedly democratic, vigilantly resistant to the oppressive power of corporations and Wall Street, committed to grassroots percolate-up economics, and firmly rooted in my old daddy’s concept of “Everybodyness,” recognizing that we’re all in this together.

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Human Rights