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Martial Law

No, Jade Helm 15 Is Not A Government Attempt To Create Martial Law In The U.S. | D’Angelo Gore | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Q: Is Jade Helm 15 a government attempt to create martial law in the U.S.? A: No. It’s a...

Texas Takeovers to Criminalized Christianity: When Facts No Longer Matter

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion
Christian Piatt

How does this kind of mentality take hold of a state of nearly 30 million, at least to the point that the governor himself would take official action?

Dear Anti-Marcoses, Pro-Marcoses, and the Spirit of Philippine Martial Law

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Bino A. Realuyo

The success of the political landscape of the Philippines is contigent upon how we can move the populace out of poverty and bring them to the educated middle class with power and decision making.

The Changing, Militarized Face of Policing Shatters Public Trust and Confidence

Gary Pieters | Posted 10.20.2014 | Black Voices
Gary Pieters

I am still trying to deconstruct why the Ferguson community's outpouring of grief, loss and anger was met with such an impersonal, aggressive and unrelenting show of militarized police use of force uncharacteristic of peacetime policing.

Rep. John Lewis On Ferguson: 'Declare Martial Law'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) called on President Barack Obama to declare martial law in Ferguson, Missouri, where police and protesters h...

Thai Coup: Lessons for Myanmar

Erin Murphy | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Erin Murphy

Thailand is, or perhaps was, a leading member of ASEAN, but has become a poor example to follow.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/23/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

President Obama's mad and Donald Sterling's throwing in the towel. Find out what the strong emotions are all about in our latest Week to Week news quiz.

Martial Law In Thailand: What You Need To Know

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — As Thailand finishes its first day under martial law, there are some questions that the military action raises. Many wonder if the ar...

Martial Law Selfies Are Now Hip In Thailand

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Sometimes you never know when the opportunity for an interesting selfie will present itself. When Thailand's military declared mar...

Reforming the Party in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 04.25.2014 | World
John Feffer

Hieronim Kubiak was a member of this group, which hoped to convene an extraordinary Party congress in 1980 to advance their goals. He would eventually become a member of the Politburo representing the reform wing.

50 Years After Birmingham, Injustice Is Still Here

John W. Whitehead | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Clearly, violence is also not the answer, neither on the government's part nor on the part of disgruntled citizens. Violence only leads to more violence. So where does this leave us?

Bahrain's King Declares Martial Law

Reuters | Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 15, 2011 10:44:00 PM By Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter MANAMA, March 15 (Reuters) - Bahrain's king declared martial law on Tuesday ...

The Groundwork Has Already Been Laid for Martial Law

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Bush laid the groundwork for an imperial presidency and a potentially totalitarian government -- a state of affairs that has not ended with Barack Obama's ascension to the Oval Office, despite hopes to the contrary.

WATCH: The U.S. Army Prepares to Invade the U.S.

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
J.S. McDougall

When I first learned about Naomi Wolf's book, The End of America--in which she chronicles America's slide toward becoming a police state, I considered...

America's Shadow Government: Part Two

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

This database reportedly contains the names of Americans who, "often for the slightest and most trivial reason, are considered unfriendly, and who, in a time of panic, might be incarcerated."

Martial Law?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jayne Lyn Stahl

This bailout is nothing more than the biggest bait and switch swindle that has ever been perpetrated on the American taxpayer.

America's Shadow Government: Part One

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

We are, for all intents and purposes, one terrorist attack away from having a full-fledged authoritarian state emerge from the shadows.

An Expat's View of the Conventions: End of Summer in America and Back "Home" to Europe

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

I am a Democrat but actually found the old McCain palatable once upon a time...where in the hell did the real John McCain go?

Gustav and Wild Turkey: New Orleans Hurricane Update by My Friend Jim Gabour

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

"It has been three years and a day since Katrina violated this city. We are not yet safe, and the world has tired of our story."

What Will Happen to the "Unitary Executive" in the Next Presidential Term?

Charles Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Shaw

The policy of the "Unitary Executive" (which grants Bush unchecked power during national emergencies) was the "single most successfully implemented policy" of the Bush/Cheney administration.