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Drone Wars

Barry Lando | Posted 04.10.2013 | World
Barry Lando

If Justice Department lawyers labored so mightily on producing a memo setting the guidelines for killing an American citizen, one can only presume that the guidelines must be much different for those who inhabit the rest of the world. When do we see that memo?

Why the U.S. Government Must Release Information on al-Majalah Killings

Vincent Warren | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Vincent Warren

The case of the December 17, 2009, attack in Yemen demonstrates everything that is horribly wrong with the targeted killing program, and serves as a call to action to all those concerned about the rule of law and respect for human life.

Friday Talking Points -- Class Warfare? Hardly.

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As was entirely predictable, once Obama stood up for taxing the rich folk a wee bit more, the Republicans fired back with what they think is the biggest weapon in their arsenal: screaming "Class warfare!"

WikiLeaks' Most Striking Revelation

Vincent Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vincent Warren

The same Obama administration that is currently devoting endless resources to vilifying WikiLeaks for promoting government transparency has none to spare when it comes to prosecuting actual perpetrators of torture.

Distrust of Police Grows as Santa Clara is Forced Into Secure Communities Without Reimbursment

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

Can counties opt-out of a controversial immigration enforcement partnership after a state agrees to participate? In three recent meetings, ICE had the...

ACLU, CCR Sue Obama To Block 'Targeted Killings'

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Two civil liberties groups sued the federal government on Monday to try to block its targeted killing overseas of a U.S.-born cleric ...

WATCH: Mavis Staples And Jeff Tweedy Cover CCR

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples and Wilco rocker Jeff Tweedy may not have followed the same path musically, but the Chicagoans have come togethe...

Obama's Radical Gitmo Plan

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Obama's controversial detention plan for Guantanamo detainees keeps leaking and it is a fundamentally radical, dangerous and potentially unconstitutional approach.

Obama on Torture: Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

This answer tracks the language of many torture apologists (and advocates) in Washington, who posit a choice between protecting the country today and second-guessing the past.

40 Years Of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Decades before Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, Son Volt and The Jayhawks re-introduced and expanded the parameters of roots-rock, there was a scrappy little group, originally hailing from El Cerrito, California.