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Liberation Summer Statement of Purpose

The following is the text of the Statement of Purpose of Liberation Summer, a nascent organization that aims to direct the energies of the Occupy movement to grapple with issues of imprisonment in the United States. Liberation Summer: Statement of Purpose Inspired by the resurgence

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Supreme Court Chickens Out

Why would a decision reaffirming the right to a fair and speedy trial be unpalatable to President Obama? Is it that Obama wants to keep the option of imprisoning people without trial, just in case? Or, does he not want to take the political risk of appearing soft on terrorism?

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Mitt Romney and Republican Crowd Boo at Europe

You know, it’s good every once in a while to go to a Republican Party event, because it reminds me why I am not a Republican. Take today’s sparsely-attended rally featuring Mitt Romney at the Franklin County GOP Victory Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio. More

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?