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The Texas Spring: How Wendy Davis Is Taking on the Good Ole Boys

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

What Rick Perry and the GOP did by not only calling a special session to close virtually every abortion clinic in Texas, but also changing the date on the votes that took place after midnight, was a disgraceful slap in the face of all citizens everywhere. And they did not get away with it.

Judge Regretfully Rules Law Doesn't Require US Government to Explain Its Drone War

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

This is one of the best reasons I've heard yet for why the Obama administration should release the legal memos written to justify its overseas targeted killings of terror suspects, regardless of whether any court ever orders it to.

After Beirut Bomb, What Is Lebanon's Fate?

Patrick Galey | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Patrick Galey

A blast targeting Lebanese Internal Security Forces' intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan killed and wounded dozens of civillians, throwing the country once more into tumult. The fate of Lebanon is at stake.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Speaks

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

In an unexpected twist to the September 11 hearings at Guantanamo today, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-professed mastermind of the massive 2001 terrorist attacks, today spoke out to admonish the judge and lawyers in the military commissions.

Updated: Honduran Journalist and Family Reunited, Make it to Canada under Political Asylum

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Miguel Guadalupe

Karol Cabrera is still in El Salvador as they search for her daughter, who has suddenly disappeared. While some have speculated the daughter had possibly run away, most believe she was very excited to leave.

A Mossad Killing in Dubai

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

The assassination of Hamas Commander Mahmoud al Mabhouh: Israel's disregard for international boundaries may hinder the carte blanche it considers its birthright.

Dr. Tiller, Murder, Domestic Terrorism and the Republican Right

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The leaderless Republican Party -- or should I say the dwindling rabble of know-nothing reactionaries who still identify themselves as Republicans -- is not just politically leaderless, they are also morally leaderless.

Who Killed John Lennon?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

John Lennon had learned early on that rock music could serve a political end by proclaiming a radical message. More importantly, he saw that his music could mobilize the public.