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The Fairfax, Virginia, Fire Department Is Sexist

The Fairfax County fire department has a culture of harassment. A female battalion chief explains why she’s taking action.

By Kathleen Stanley
May 25, 2018

The NFL’s ‘Anthem Policy’ Is Pure Hypocrisy

Players can’t kneel out of "respect" for the flag, yet stadiums can sell all the beer they want during the anthem.

By Jeffery Robinson
May 24, 2018

We’re Demanding the Government Come Clean on Surveillance of Social Media

The Trump administration is ramping up monitoring of what people say on social media — and it’s doing so largely in secret.

By Hugh Handeyside
May 24, 2018

A Court Ruling in Gavin Grimm’s Case Is a Very Big Deal

The Trump administration tried to stop Gavin Grimm. But Gavin, and other trans youth, haven’t backed down.

By Joshua Block
May 23, 2018

The Border Patrol Was Monstrous Under Obama. Imagine How Bad It Is Under Trump.

The ACLU and the International Human Rights Clinic have obtained disturbing documents detailing Border Patrol abuses.

By Mitra Ebadolahi
May 23, 2018

Why Ohio’s Congressional Map Is Unconstitutional

National and state GOP officials conspired to redraw Ohio’s map to exclude Democratic voters.

By Alora Thomas-Lundborg
May 23, 2018

The Supreme Court Favors Forced Arbitration at the Expense of Workers’ Rights

The ruling deals a blow to the collective power of workers seeking to challenge discriminatory practices and policies.

By Galen Sherwin
May 22, 2018

Amazon Teams Up With Government to Deploy Dangerous New Facial Recognition Technology

Amazon has developed a powerful and dangerous new surveillance system and is actively helping governments deploy it.

By Matt Cagle, Nicole Ozer
May 22, 2018

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