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The NSA Has Taken Over the Internet Backbone. We're Suing to Get it Back.

The NSA Has Taken Over the Internet Backbone. We're Suing to Get it Back.

03/10/2015 – Every time you email someone overseas, the NSA copies and searches your message. It makes no difference if you or the person you're communicating with has done anything wrong. If ...

Poverty Is Not a Crime, Whether You Live in DeKalb County or Ferguson or Anywhere Else

Poverty Is Not a Crime, Whether You Live in DeKalb County or Ferguson or Anywhere Else

03/19/2015 – Kevin Thompson, a black teenager in Georgia, was jailed for five days in December 2014 because he could not afford to pay court-ordered fines and company fees related to a traffic ticket.

Let's cut our prison population in half
How Police Can Stop Shooting People With Disabilities

How Police Can Stop Shooting People With Disabilities

03/20/2015 – Hundreds of Americans with disabilities die each year in police encounters, and many more are seriously injured. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case about ...

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Rein in the Surveillance State

The National Security Agency's mass surveillance has greatly expanded in the years since September 11, ...

Smart Justice, Fair Justice

For the last four decades, this country has relentlessly expanded the size of our criminal justice ...

Border Communities Under Siege

The U.S.-Mexico border has been turned into a militarized zone, all in the name of "border security."

Accountability for Torture

With the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's summary of its landmark investigation into the ...