Men who imagined brilliant new freedoms failed to imagine them for enslaved Americans. That means we have to be revolutionary today.
The infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court ruling once denied African Americans any and all rights as human beings. Has anything changed?
The former secretary of state attacked the NSA whistleblower without bothering to get her facts straight.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus hosts a talk with Venezuelan law professor about the current situation in Venezuela and the dialogue for peace, moderated by IPS boardmember James Early.
Join in a direct action to promote the defense of civil liberties in response to the recent attacks by the Federal Government on the 4th and 1st Amendments.
Tunisia’s stagnant economy could also stagnate its democracy–the good news is Washington can actually help.
A press conference and rally protesting the National Security Agency’s abuses of law-abiding Americans will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm on Capitol Hill
Sure, some people can use guns safely. Some people can also smoke crack safely, drink and drive safely and handle explosives safely. We don’t let them because too many other people can’t.
Citizens United is here to stay unless we show it the door.
Romney’s choice of a Reagan administration relic for judicial guidance offers a scary glimpse of his plans for America.
Big money makes writing about climate change action and gun control a lost cause.
The Constitution, like Huckleberry Finn, is in many ways a reflection of its time.
GOP lawmakers are shamefully seeking to score political points at the expense of undocumented workers’ children.
That America brings together peoples from all parts of the world and aspires to treats everyone as an equal is our strength and our message to the world.
Afghanistan, financial reform, and the nation’s first carbon tax.