Topic: Attack on civil liberties

  • Racially profiled by the National Spy Agency

    New revelations based on information from NSA leaker Edward Snowden expose how the government targeted Muslims for surveillance.

  • Unmasking Big Brother

    On the eve of a U.S. speaking tour, Glenn Greenwald speaks out about the fight against state surveillance, and the role of the media and whistleblowers.

  • Glenn Greenwald versus the Big Brother state

    A year of stunning revelations has exposed the frightening reach of the American spy state into every corner of our lives.

  • It was martial law in Watertown

    An activist who endured a lockdown during the manhunt after the Boston Marathon bombings remembers that day.

  • Do you trust Big Brother to stop spying?

    At this point, why would anyone trust the Obama administration's promises when it comes to our civil liberties?

  • Ni necesaria, ni buena, ni útil

    Más revelaciones no han desanimado a la Casa Blanca de tratar de justificar su habilidad de fisgonear cada aspecto de nuestras vidas.

  • Not necessary, just evil

    New revelations of government spying haven't stopped the White House from defending its ability to snoop into every part of our lives.

  • A setback for Ayyub

    Ayyub Abdul-Alim faced disappointment when a judge refused to dismiss trumped-up "terrorism" charges against him.

  • Big Brother comes to campus

    Government agencies and private corporations are increasingly using technology to spy on individuals and their activities.

  • When the press gives in to the spooks

    The Guardian destroyed hard disks containing leaked information in response to threats by the British government.

  • ¿Confiar en el Gran Hermano?

    Los comentarios de Obama sobre de espionaje gubernamental fueron diseñados para tranquilizar al público, pero nadie debiera dejarse engañar.

  • In Big Brother we trust?

    Barack Obama's statements about government spying programs were designed to put the public's mind at ease. They shouldn't.

  • Why is Snowden still trapped?

    Whistleblower Edward Snowden remains in limbo today, even as new revelations about Washington's spying come to light.

  • Justice denied again for Lynne Stewart

    The Federal Bureau of Prisons rejected the radical lawyer's appeal for compassionate release so she can battle stage-four cancer.

  • ¡Los derechos o la vida!

    Quienes defienden del Estado de vigilancia interna dicen que deberíamos aceptar la violación de nuestros derechos.

  • Give us your rights and no one gets hurt

    Defenders of the Big Brother surveillance state think we should accept it when our rights have been violated because the world is a safer place for it.

  • ¿Quién vigila al Gran Hermano?

    Vigilancia, represión y violencia no nos protegen de un mundo peligroso, al contrario, lo hacen mucho más peligroso.

  • Who's watching Big Brother?

    Surveillance, repression and violence don't protect us from a dangerous world. On the contrary, they help make the world much more dangerous.

  • The National Spying-on-you Agency

    The shadowy National Security Agency has been exposed to the light of day, showing the vast extent of U.S. government spying, at home and abroad.

  • Taking liberties

    Barack Obama and his administration have maintained and even escalated the Bush-era practices of lying, spying and expanding government powers.

  • Empire is the cancer on our civil liberties

    Commentators are using the W-word--Watergate--in connection with Barack Obama's latest scandals. Is that too harsh?

  • State of fear

    The sensationalism and scaremongering of the political and media establishment is part of their drive to tighten the grip of the security state.

  • Protecting Boston's marathon

    In honor of those determined to run and not live in fear, we shouldn't easily surrender what made the Boston Marathon so mighty.

  • Fasting for Lynne's freedom

    The prosecution and imprisonment of Lynne Stewart is an ominous threat to the rights of every American.

  • Charges dropped against Rumsfeld protester

    On March 7, all charges were dropped against activist and socialist Shaun Joseph, ending a nearly 18-month legal ordeal.