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2004 Stories by Chisun Lee

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  • Political Prisoners

    published October 5, 2004

    Nearly 5 million citizens—a hugely disproportionate share of them racial minorities—will not be allowed to vote in next month's... More >>

  • Bush Gets a Chinatown 'Cheer' and Banner

    published August 17, 2004

    The mainstream media coverage of early convention protests seems... More >>

  • The Making of a 'Terror' Tale

    published August 10, 2004

    The man was arrested three weeks ago and ultimately charged with making "false statements"—telling authorities he had a green card when he... More >>

  • Fresh Views of Infamous NYPD-Related Deaths

    published August 10, 2004

    An intimate film about the deaths of three innocent men at the hands of New York City police airs Tuesday, August 17, as part of PBS's POV... More >>

  • A Torturous Test for Bush's Judge Picks

    published August 10, 2004

    Besides tax-code revision, the appointment of judges is probably the most obscure, elite, yet... More >>

  • The Eyes Have It

    published August 3, 2004

    With each new terror update, the tension between security and privacy grows tauter. It seems nuts, in this period of potential More >>

  • Civil Rights Rollback

    published July 27, 2004

    Four years ago the nation stood at the cusp of a major civil rights victory. Activists from across the country rallied in Washington, D.C., to end... More >>

  • Where's Ashcroft?

    published July 27, 2004

    The once ubiquitous U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft has been conspicuously absent from the recent spate of terror announcements. Maybe that's... More >>

  • Is It Really So Wrong to Get Searched at a Protest?

    published July 20, 2004

    Of course it's wrong! Sometimes. Barring police from conducting general searches of protesters' possessions at the Republican convention... More >>

  • Early Court Win for Protesters on Searches, Barricades

    published July 13, 2004

    A federal court in Manhattan has forbidden the NYPD from deploying some of its infamous crowd-control tactics at the Republican National... More >>

  • American Splendor

    published July 13, 2004

    Nothing is more American than protest. Protest is what enables this nation, in its angriest moments, to progress, not self-destruct. It converts... More >>

  • Bashing Back at Bush's Anti-Gay Crusade

    published July 6, 2004

    A last-minute scramble to head off George W. Bush’s homophobic agenda is working, for now. Instead of voting to pass an anti-gay-marriage... More >>

  • Bush Anti-Gay Measure Defeated, But . . .

    published July 6, 2004

    Sense visited Congress today, when the constitutional amendment drive by anti-gay-marriage activists in the Senate was derailed by a bipartisan... More >>

  • Bringing the Nation Back on Track

    published June 29, 2004

    They had to grab the wheel. In its blockbuster enemy-combatant decisions last week, the Supreme Court steered a swerving nation back on its... More >>

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