"I am only ashamed that I waited this many months to act. I hereby resign my membership in the Church of Scientology."
Over the past few days, a remarkable letter was published in four parts at the blog of Marty Rathbun, a former high-level Scientology official who has left the church and no ... More >>
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April 15, 1965, Vol. X, No. 26
The Name Game
By Nat Hentoff
Nearly everyone in New York is, of course, for civil rights in Alabama. There are even some who are for civil rights in both places. But a feeling of urgency about civil libe ... More >>
When civil liberties lawyer Norman Siegel showed up at his Madison Avenue law office at 9:30 on election night, he rested his hands on the shoulders on his young daughter and told a crowd of disappointed supporters that people had become disenfranchised in the city of New York. "I was at the polling ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 28, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 36School Prayer UnconstitutionalMonday's Supreme Court decision declaring recitation of the New York State Regents' prayer in the public schools unconstitutional was largely due to the efforts of two Villagers -- Will ... More >>
Yesterday the Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary, Dr. Palitha Kohona, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show to refute what were allegedly "misinformed" remarks made by M.I.A. on Smiley's show in January. "Being the only Tamil in the Western media," she said then, "I have a really great opportunity to bring ... More >>
Jumping aboard the anti-Halliburton bandwagon while trying to build political clout for a mayoral run, Comptroller William Thompson has filed shareholder resolutions on behalf of New York City pension funds that blast the boards of scandal-plagued Iraq War contractors Halliburton and KBR.
KBR a ... More >>