The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press in the 21st Century. WikiLeaks is democratizing journalism, redistributing power and increasing transparency. Publishing the truth is not a crime.
Fighting for Justice: Why Cross-Movement Collaboration Is Essential, Center for Constitutional Rights
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When we pit ourselves against the culture of death—and this means performing acts of civil disobedience and noncompliance, it means becoming an outlaw in the eyes of the corporate state—then suffering, and even death, does not have the last word.
As we have observed in legal struggle after struggle, the truth of survivors’ stories, of communities’ stories, and women’s stories will always outlast a court ruling or an opinion from a Supreme Court justice. Frontlines of Justice Center for Constitutional Rights October 8, 2018 In response to the Senate’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the […]
The lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Madden’s case, arguing he’d gone to the airport to “publicly express his opinion on an issue… at the center of a national debate.”
The moral life, as Hugo pointed out, is not pragmatic or rational. It does not guarantee that we as distinct individuals survive. And yet, it permits us, by living for others, to become our best selves. It allows us a bittersweet happiness.
The law as an instrument of morality at the state and federal levels has been deformed into an instrument of racialized social control.
In a recent span of 10 days, four courts issued decisions that could literally save lives.
To those who have been used to privilege all their lives, equality may feel like oppression.
The central tenet of fascism is always that war cleanses society and that the “virtues” that war inculcates in its combatants and survivors provide a new moral vigor.
Whereas most industries have seen some technological advancement, the image of the garment sweatshop has seen little modification since its inception over a century ago.
Today I write from that place of fear, maybe tomorrow I will write of hope and resistance.
Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.
Bill Moyers shares “Starting with Black,” which addresses the “urgent political and moral crisis” that we currently face. Bill Moyers. (photo: PBS) By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company RSN December 31, 2016 y friend Jim Haba, a fine poet in his own right, has done more than anyone I know to democratize the popularity […]