On Sunday afternoon, seven mayoral hopefuls gathered for a forum co-hosted by the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) and the Islamic Center at New York University. Community organizers hailed it as an historic moment. Nearly three weeks after the Boston bombings--and in the heat of the de ... More >>
It takes balls to stand up to the Mexican cartel
NBC recently brought to light the Obama Administration's policy of conducting drone attacks on civilians "even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S." so long as "an informed, high-level" official thinks they're warranted. This is apparently ap ... More >>
New Yorkers, if they've been paying any attention at all, have known for a long time that the way the NYPD treats journalists and protesters doesn't exactly live up to what you'd expect in a democratic society with a free press. Now, it looks like the NYPD's actions in relation to Occupy Wall Stree ... More >>
An Iraq war vet and inmate at Nassau County Correctional Center committed suicide Feb. 24 -- making him the fifth prisoner to take his own life in the facility since 2010. Seven inmates in total have died in this period, and state authorities have determined that several of these incidents were prev ... More >>
The Secret Policeman's Ball: Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard, and many others Radio City Music Hall Sunday, March 4 Better than: Watching the Lohan Saturday Night Live on DVR. Going to a live show that's actually meant to be broadcast on television can be a deadly propositio ... More >>
"Red China" had been effectively closed to U.S. trade for years when President Nixon began softening things up in the 70s. Subsequent Presidents from both parties have followed Nixon's lead, and now, along with state visits like the one Chinese Leader Hu Jintao made last week to the White House, we ... More >>
Michael Ratner tries to make Europe too hot for the former defense secretary
With no sign of torture on a prisoner, then it didn't happen, right?
Will Bloomberg run on his record of bullying schoolchildren and teachers?
The Supreme Court ordered him to treat detainees as "civilized peoples" do. He refuses.
Now you can find out if you're being surveilled by the FBI or the NYPD.
Our European allies in the CIA's criminal missions are finally held accountable
Arlen Specter and a CIA torture victim know: Only the Oval Office decides what the law is
On April 30 in Washington, a 'Rally to End Genocide' confronts the shame of indifference
U.S. Senate proves as disdainful of the Constitution as George W. Bush. Be forewarned.
Cubans daring to speak openly for freedom assemble in Havana: Castro feels a chill
U.S. ally Uzbekistan teaches interrogators how to boil suspected terrorists to death
Secretary of Defense sued for torture while media cover Michael Jackson trial
A story in The New York Times causes an ACLU leader to scurry to create a cover-up
'No Law Protects Them, No Court May Hear Their Pleas.'
A Bipartisan Groundswell of Rebellion
'Could I Be Bombed? Or Be Thrown Behind Bars?'
A Schedule of Protests in the City
Ground Laid for Historic Presidential Powers Push
Presidential Candidate Sharpton Goes After His Party
Nobody Knows Hamdi's Own Story
'Does It Take a Lifetime to Question a Man?'
Where Is Our Bill of Rights Defense Committee?
Someone to Watch Over Us
A Look Inside the Bizarre World of His Pension-Fund Proxy Votes
'Are You Living in This World, Mr. Kansteiner?'
Who's That Next to Us at the Meeting?
'All of Us Are in Danger'
One City Agency That Didn't Take a Budget Cut
A Field Guide
Turning Justice on Its Head
Anti-Terrorism Law and Mumia Abu-Jamal
Trading in the Blood Oil of Sudan
Orwellian Justice on Campus
Its a Plain Old Censorship Campaign
Garment Workers Assail Donna Karan Labor Practices
Blood on CEOs Profits
The U.S.-led ECHELON spy network is eavesdropping on the whole world