Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes describes fleeing his village in Somalia in 2012 after gunmen threatened to kill him. Mohamed says he was forced to quit his j ... More >>
Pressure is building on the Obama administration to investigate misconduct in the Justice Department's clemency/pardon process. Back in September, the Voice profiled several elderly prisoners, including 93-year-old Drayton Curry (at right), whose clemency requests for early release from federal pri ... More >>
Credit: Kyle T. Webster The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange. These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 6, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 17 The siege at WBAI by Nat Hentoff "There is no doubt, certainly, that life in the United States remains freer than in the Soviet Union," Edgar Friedenberg writes in the February Atlantic Monthly. "What ... More >>
The South Carolina State House Judiciary Committee announced Friday that an ad hoc legislative committee will formally consider a resolution calling for the impeachment of disgraced Governor Mark Sanford next week.
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The House and a shot not yet heard 'round the world
Once again, Ralph Nader has thrown his hat into the presidential race. The perennial candidate spoke with the Voice about corporate greed, impeaching Bush and why he thinks Obama and Clinton are one in the same. Village Voice: What made you decide to run for president again? Ralph Nader: Same rea ... More >>
John Nirenberg would walk 500 miles. And it sounds like he would walk 500 more. But unlike the persistent pop tune by The Proclaimers, he refuses to be the man who falls down at Nancy Pelosi’s door. Nirenberg, a hearty New York City native and current resident of Brattelboro, Vermont, intends to ... More >>
Through the new Congress, we can begin to take back our country from George III's descendants
New Military Commissions Act gives president more power than ever
Clue for a Congress doubting the Iraq war: The Downing Street Memo
House Republicans derail probes of Plame affair
Getting a grip on that Bush/Blair war scandal
Loser versus loser: Handicapping the coming Supreme Court vacancies
As Democrats wonder what their party stands for, here is a way to reach more Americans
In the whodunit over who won it, the true villain is slipping away
A Justice Department honcho confesses: 'We are losing the fight for the Patriot Act'
A Bipartisan Groundswell of Rebellion
Will Candidates Deliver for the African American Vote?
Universal Reversals, Webcast Battles, RIAA-Safe Tuneage
He Can Designate Any of Us an Enemy Combatant
Congress: Low Friends in High Places
'Let's Not Let Them Get Johnnie Cochran on the Phone'
Considered Guilty Until Proved Innocent
D.C. Power Lines Start Glowing Orange
If You're Black, Who's Got Your Back?
Double-Playing 9-11 Errors
'Why Should We Care? It's Only the Constitution'
Haste Could Lay Waste to Liberty
The Return of J. Edgar Hoover
Club-Drug Publishers Could Face Prison Terms
Giuliani's Knee-Jerk Cop Defense Is as Incendiary as It Is Inaccurate
Social Security Mobilizes Troops
Obstruction of Justice by Threats and Coercion of Discarded Women
Impeachment Hawks Eye Death of New Deal
While congress is set to sit in judgment of President Clinton, many of its members have their own indiscretions to deal with. Lucky for them Ken Starr isn't investigating them and the notoriously lax ethics committee is.
The decision to impeach may turn on the investigation into Al Gore's wrongdoings
Congress's 'mean caucus' targets the president