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Ironically, the best case for shutting down this department is its most well-known component — the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)…The TSA… is very effective at harassing innocent Americans like Lucy Forck.
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by BILL ROUNDS ESQ. via How to Vanish
Lawsuits are blunt instruments for protecting rights, but sometimes they are the tool you need. Lawsuits over the NSA spying programs have multiplied over the past several weeks, spurred in large part by the numerous revelations about the existence and extent of the US government spying program targeting citizens. 1,473 more words
by Henry A. Giroux
The United States’ addiction to violence is partly evident in the heroes it chooses to glorify. Within the last few months, three films appeared that offer role models, however flawed, to young people while legitimating particular notions of civic courage, patriotism and a broader understanding of injustice. 4,248 more words