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Prisoner Rights and Capital Punishment
Various Personal Rights
Economic Inequality
Lying and Corruption
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Rule of Law


Prisoner Rights, Torture, and Capital Punishment

U.S. is wrong to detain asylum seekers at border
The Supreme Court’s Death Trap
Kinder, gentler forms of capital punishment are still barbaric
The Radical Humaneness of Norway’s Halden Prison
UN expert slams US as only nation to imprison kids for life without parole
US sells prisoners to the highest bidders
When Americans Lynched Mexicans

Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform
The case against cheating prosecutors
Pennsylvania governor is right to declare death penalty moratorium
Lynching as Racial Terrorism
There is no humane way to execute criminals
C.I.A. Report Found Value of Brutal Interrogation Was Inflated
Supreme Court sides with Muslim inmate over right to grow beard
Justice Sotomayor questions deference to lower courts in death penalty cases
The Path to Closing Guantánamo


2014 exposed the US myth of equality under the law
Kids and Jails, a Bad Combination
Torture program linked to discredited, illegal CIA techniques
End Solitary Confinement for Teenagers
A Partisan Divide in the Face of Our National Shame
A Shooter, His Victim and Race
Amid Details on Torture, Data on 26 Who Were Held in Error
Psychologists pan CIA interrogation techniques as ineffective
Obama administration still operates under Bush torture memos
Udall calls on Obama to purge torturers from administration
Does Torture Work? The C.I.A.’s Claims and What the Committee Found
Senate Torture Report Condemns C.I.A. Interrogation Program
Eric Garner and the Legal Rules That Enable Police Violence
What constitutes cruel and unusual punishment?
Prop. 47 floods courts with pleas for resentencing and records purges
Obama refuses to close door on torture
A momentous victory for justice and transparency at Guantanamo
Don’t Execute Those We Tortured
Amnesty: Nigerian police routinely use torture
The Innocent on Death Row
Jailing teens criminalizes them
Stop the C.I.A. Spin on the Senate Torture Report
'Black sites' ruling a rebuke to Poland, the CIA and torture
Weekend Reader: ‘Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison’
What I Saw on Rikers Island
Largest US sentence reduction in history approved for drug offenders
Death penalty is too expensive to make sense
Sentencing Reform Runs Aground
Some sanity on California's death row
Colorado bans solitary confinement for seriously mentally ill
The Wrong Afghan Friends
Crime and punishment is looking a lot different in tough-on-crime Texas
End Mass Incarceration Now
Americans’ complicity in the prison rape crisis
California's Radical De-Incarceration Experiment
Senate Report Harshly Critical of the CIA
Halfway Back to Society
G.O.P. Moving to Ease Its Stance on Sentencing
The C.I.A. Torture Cover-Up
Advertisements for Death
Death penalty debate aims to give public voice to Catholic Church
Crack Cocaine Limbo


The Slow Demise of Capital Punishment
Syria Islamists perpetrate 'shocking abuses:' Amnesty
Serving Life for This?
Will the EU Kill America’s Death Penalty?
A Bid to Keep Youths Out of Adult Prisons
End Mandatory Life Sentences
How to Really End Mass Incarceration
For Women, a Second Sentence
Smarter Sentencing
Justice Dept. Seeks to Curtail Stiff Drug Sentences
After Guantánamo, Another Injustice
Help Thy Neighbor and Go Straight to Prison
California’s Continuing Prison Crisis
U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans
Climbing Out of the Hole
When Prisoners Protest
California Is Facing More Woes in Prisons
F.B.I. Nominee Explains How View Has Changed on Interrogation Tactic
Stop the revolving jail door
Gov. Jerry Brown submits plan, unwillingly, to reduce inmates
Disenfranchised ex-cons a stain on Virginia’s democracy
Divided Court, in 2 Rulings, Makes It Easier to Challenge Criminal Convictions
In Place of Compassion, Cruelty
U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes
Immigrants Held in Solitary Cells, Often for Weeks
Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement
A Death Penalty Fight Comes Home
The States Confront Gun Violence
America’s Retreat From the Death Penalty

Various Personal Rights


Fear of flying with females
Why marijuana legalization isn’t like gay marriage
The Emergent Academic Proletariat and Its Shortchanged Students
What Alabama’s Roy Moore Got Right
‘There is hope’: Syriza poised to improve situation of Greece’s immigrants
The Economic Benefits of Paid Parental Leave
Discrimination is discrimination even if it's not intentional
California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination
U.S. Judge Says ‘Dreamers’ Can Keep Driver’s Licenses
How 'Je suis Charlie' Makes Matters Worse
Grapes of wrath: California farmworkers fight to unionize
Wrong Responses to Charlie Hebdo
Governor of Michigan Vetoes Bill on Guns
God, Gays and the Atlanta Fire Department
Your God and My Dignity
The Blasphemy We Need
B-52 bomber feminism
Protect families by keeping them together
Six women murdered each day as femicide in Mexico nears a pandemic
The world's extraordinary refugee crisis demands extraordinary aid


Pakistan's blasphemy law goes Bollywood
Did Salaita Cross the Line of ‘Civility’?
L.A.'s plan to publicly shame johns is anachronistic and troubling
David Coleman’s plan to ruin education
Supreme Court should affirm the rights of pregnant workers
A deafening liberal silence on Ferguson
When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 5
Why do people cross the border illegally? It's not what you think
Should Immigrants Have Human Rights?
Food pantries stretched to breaking point by food stamp cuts
The Racist Origins of Felon Disenfranchisement
35.8 million people held in modern slavery
Millions of minority voters threatened by electoral purge
Mishandling Rape
Long Lines at Minority Polling Places
United Nations watchdog blasts US for persistent racism
The U.S. Is Deporting Cambodian Refugees and Orphaning Their Children
Enough Hate for Everyone
Our Blind Spot About Guns
Religious violence in 2013 displaced millions
Why the Border Crisis Is a Myth
Religious Freedom in Peril
US college presidents should address Palestinian university closures
Addressing the border crisis
‘Obama and Holder are not our friends’
From 9/11 to BP to G.M.
Limiting Rights: Imposing Religion on Workers
UN panel: Detroit water cutoffs violate human rights
Iraq illegally detains and abuses thousands of women
Why New York’s proposal to grant state citizenship makes perfect sense
Slavery and the Shrimp on Your Plate
A Christian Convert, on the Run in Afghanistan
More than 50 million displaced worldwide, U.N. says
Senate must rein in the NSA
A Big Win for the Prayer Lobby
Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Law Requiring Photo ID at Polls
Double Standards in Bankruptcies
Racial Equality Loses at the Court
Why Photos on Social Security Cards Won't Protect Voters
Suppressing the Vote
Social Security
A Court’s All-Hands Approach Aids Girls Most at Risk
For the Unemployed, State Help Isn’t Enough
Are America's seniors secretly rich?
Limbo in the Levant
How the Poor Get Washed Away
Is the United States a ‘Racial Democracy’?
Social Security Facts


Qatar's Showcase of Shame

Migrants Don’t Need More Rights
Egypt's Trouble With Women
How to debate the 'undebatable' falsehoods about Social Security 
State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown 
Who Needs a Gun?
lllinois Lawmakers Vote to Allow Gay Marriages
Toward Ending Workplace Discrimination
Poverty in America Is Mainstream
A Journalist With a Mission
The White House on Spying
‘Not One More’
Colorado: Reference to God Is Made Optional in Cadets’ Oath
Fixing Immigration From the Ground Up
The real reasons America’s pensions are hurting
Free to Be Hungry
Labor Department Gives Same Sex Married Couples New Rights on Job Benefits
A call for a right-to-vote amendment on Constitution Day
Tips and Poverty
Pinching Pensions to Keep Wall Streeet Fat and Happy
Welcome to Post-Constitution America
Tackling the Roots of Rape
The Wrong Lesson From Detroit’s Bankruptcy
Buddhist mob attacks Sri Lankan mosque, 12 injured
Breaking Through Limits on Spying
Fast-Food Fight
A New Defense of Voting Rights
The Arms Race at Home
Gutting the landmark civil rights legislation
The Supreme Court uses judicial activism for conservative ends
A Long, Slow Drift From Racial Justice
Justices Block Law Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship
Surveillance: A Threat to Democracy
President Obama’s Dragnet
Why the Court Was Right to Allow Cheek Swabs
DNA and Suspicionless Searches
Secrets and Leaks
The dramatically changing politics of marijuana
An Imperfect Immigration Bill Survives
State Dept. Report: Countries Have Repressed Religious Freedom With Laws
Afghan lawmakers block law on women's rights
BofA cuts 2 million customers loose
Is the N.R.A. Un-American?
The War On Entitlements
‘A Big New Power’
Bleeding the Borrower Dry
Why Gender Equality Stalled
Palestine’s Democratic Deficit
To Kill an American
India’s Speech Impediments
A judicial blow to fundamental rights
The phony pro-gun argument
California unable to disarm 19,700 felons and mentally ill people
Fixing immigration, but not necessarily the Rubio way
On voting, listen to John Lewis
The debacle of gun control
Who Pays for the Right to Bear Arms?
How Many Slaves Work for You?

Economic Inequality


Fighting Homelessness, One Smartphone at a Time
Where Government Excels
Top-earning Americans had shockingly good 2012
Enjoying the Low Life?
Income Inequality: It’s Also Bad for Your Health
Top U.S. CEOs reaped billions from stock gains in recent years, Reuters analysis shows
How Poor Are the Poor?
A $35-million tear-down: L.A.'s unreal estate has plenty of buyers
Mexican farmworkers strike over low wages, blocking harvest
Traitors to their Class
The Cost of Paying Attention
Walmart’s Visible Hand
Even Better Than a Tax Cut
As Walmart Gives Raises, Other Employers May Have to Go Above Minimum Wage
The Cost of a Decline in Unions
How income inequality undermines Social Security, and what to do about it
The rich own our democracy, new evidence suggests
Inequality Has Actually Not Risen Since the Financial Crisis
California is rife with laws used to harass homeless people
Seattle mayor defends plan to open tent cities to curb rising homelessness
The Myth of the Harmless Wrong
Economy grows, incomes shrink
Quality of life scores run along racial lines in California
Can Capitalists Save Capitalism?
Richest 1 percent will own more than rest combined by 2016: report
How Expensive It Is to Be Poor
Obama renews push for law on paid time off for workers
Why Obama's plan for tuition-free community colleges is a good idea
Elites fight back against mismeasure of poverty
If inequality is our problem, military service is the answer
Inequality damages marriage
Is Life Better in America’s Red States?
Twin Peaks Planet


Top incomes soared as tax rates fell
Social Programs That Work
States’ Minimum Wages Rise, Helping Millions of Workers
Wage stagnation puts the squeeze on ordinary workers
A tax system tilted toward the rich
The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest
Shame is good, shame is right, shame works
Dipping Into Auto Equity Devastates Many Borrowers
Minimum wage hike coming at more than 1,400 Walmart stores
Is It Bad Enough Yet?
Wealth Gap Widens Between Whites and Minorities
How income inequality holds back economic growth
Income inequality is unsustainable – Just ask Harvard Business School
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions of Workers Behind on Bills
Real world contradicts right-wing tax theories
Just Plane Ugly
Pollution and Politics
Top incomes soared in 2010 as tax rates fell
When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 4
A healthy dose of redistribution
Creditors use new devices to put squeeze on debtors
For La. moms, Paul Ryan’s poverty plan could make a bad situation worse
Americans’ ownership of assets shrinks
‘Invisible’ Credit? (Read This Now!)
History’s largest trade agreements are being negotiated in secret
Not enough taxation and too much representation
Global economic malaise driven by unemployment and low wages
Our Invisible Rich
The Show-Off Society
The core of what economics should be
America Out of Whack
Census data on poverty show results of economic policy gone wrong
To Increase Investment, Change the Definition of ‘Shareholder Value’
To Boost Investment, End S.E.C. Rule That Spurs Stock Buybacks  
UNICEF: Nearly half of girls in South Asia marry before age 18
Dollar store syndrome: low prices, lower pay
Why co-ops are the future of the American economy
How Are American Families Doing? A Guided Tour of Our Financial Well-Being  
It’s harder to reach the American dream if you’re reaching all alone
More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’
Blockbuster bank settlements leave consumers hanging
The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism
We need to hard-code ethics into apps
The Carnage of Capitalism
More than a third of Americans lack retirement savings, survey finds
Paul Ryan's magical poverty tour
Is a Hard Life Inherited?
Moms against Walmart
Inequality Is a Drag
Truths and myths about the rise of part-time jobs
More than a third of Americans reported to debt collectors, study finds
How Capitalism is Cheating Young Americans
An Idiot’s Guide to Inequality
A 401(k) for All
Part-Time Schedules, Full-Time Headaches
Americans have lost out on $6.6 trillion
Our Mismeasured Economy
Let Them Eat Cash
Inequality Is Not Inevitable
Out-of-control Central Banks are Buying Up the Planet
Making a withdrawal: Banks shut branches in poorer communities
Real Business Leaders Want to Save Capitalism
Innocents at the Border
Charities that make the rich richer
The Three Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Poverty
On Inequality Denial
Capitalism Eating Its Children
An Economy that Works for the Many
Springtime for Bankers
Poverty Is Not a State of Mind
The Republican War on Workers’ Rights
It’s Now the Canadian Dream
What Housing Recovery?
Now That’s Rich
How the Super-Rich Make Their Money
Reducing the Rate of Return on Wealth
C.E.O. Pay Goes Up, Up and Away!
Another Rotten Retirement Scheme from a Wall Street Front Group
Hypocritical Tax Cuts
We’re Not No. 1! We’re Not No. 1!
Can We Close the Pay Gap?
Tackling inequality: Where a president meets a pope
A Nation of Takers?
America’s Taxation Tradition
More Evidence that Half of Americans are In or Near Poverty
Tribalism in America
All Economics Is Local
Wealth Over Work
A Terrifying Report about Working at the Bottom of the Economy
Paul Ryan, Culture and Poverty
The Great U-Turn
On the Wrong Side of Globalization
Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape
Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science
Paul Ryan’s Irish Amnesia
We Can’t Grow the Gap Away
Corporate America is Hiding $2 Trillion in Profits from the IRS
The 'Paid What Your Worth' Myth
‘Rentiers’ are at root of 1 percent
Liberty, Equality, Efficiency
On minimum wage: Mind the Gap
College, the Great Unleveler
The Real Job Killers
The Simple Math Reveals the New GOP Tax Plan is a Scam
America's We Problem
The middle class’s missing $1.6 trillion
Servicing the underbanked
Inequality, Dignity and Freedom
Why the Three Biggest Economic Lessons Were Forgotten
Whatever Happened to ‘Every Man a King’?
The Case for a Higher Minimum Wage
Post Office Banking Could Be the Start of Something Big
Apple, banking and taxpayer subsidy
A crash course in growth economics
The Highly Educated Working Poor
Income Inequality Begins to Hit Business in the Pocketbook
More Inequality Shock
The Middle Class Is Steadily Eroding. Just Ask the Business World.
How Inequality Hollows Out the Soul
Obama’s small steps won’t fix inequality
Capitalism vs. Democracy
Paranoia of the Plutocrats
3 Enemas Later, Still No Drugs
Another Shocking Wealth Grab by the Rich in Just One Year
85 Richest People Own as Much as Bottom Half of the World's Population  
What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend?
The Undeserving Rich
David Brooks' Utter Ignorance About Inequality
For the Love of Money
Congress Shouldn't Pay for Extending Unemployment Insurance
The real future of U.S. manufacturing
The Inequality Problem
Enemies of the Poor
The terrible December jobs report
No Jobs, No Benefits, and Lousy Pay
The War Over Poverty

Rubio Demands States’ Right to Ignore the Poor
Progress in the War on Poverty
A Step the Government Can Take to Reduce Inequality
Can Upward Mobility Cost You Your Health?

The Great Economic Redistribution of 2013
An Error Message for the Poor


Judge Asks: Why Haven't the Financial Executives been Prosecuted?
America in 2013, as Told in Charts

Millions of Minimum Wage Workers are Getting a Raise: No Thanks to Congress
The Shocking Redistribution of Wealth in the Past Five Years
Narrowing the Income Gap, Without Another Bust
A Christmas message for lenders
Obama is Right to Put Spotlight on Economic Inequality
In No One We Trust
The Affluenza Society
Inequality, Indian Style
Why Other Countries Teach Better
Is the Safety Net Just Masking Tape?
Ending the Assault on Social Security and Medicare
We Are Not All in This Together
Charitable Giving Largely Benefits the Rich
The Biggest Losers
CEO vs. worker pay: Walmart, McDonald’s, and eight other firms with biggest gaps
How Do We Really Feel About Economic Inequality
Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says
The Appalling Stance of Rand Paul
1 Percent’s Surge Is 40 Years In The Making
Does Rising Inequality Make Us Hardhearted?
How Not To Think About The Pension Crisis
Regulators Complete Votes on Rule to Curb Bank Risk
Three Ways the Super-Rich Suck Wealth Out of the Rest of Us
What Obama Left Out of His Inequality Speech: Regulation
The Punishment Cure
How America Can Replace Wall Street Financing With Public Banks
How 'Limited Government' is Burying a Generation in Debt
Stemming the Transfer of Wealth from Main Street to Wall Street with Publicly-Owned Banks
One answer to low-wage work: Redistributing the gains
How Fed policy enriches private equity, if not workers
Obama Gets Real
The President on Inequality
The President, the Pope and the People
It’s not just fast-food workers who are underpaid
Swiss outrage over executive pay sparks a movement in Europe
Large Majorities Support Raising The Minimum Wage, Tying It To Inflation
Budget Grief for the Poor and Jobless
Corporations Rewriting US Labor Laws
A War on the Poor
Inequality Is a Choice
Average American Family Pay s $6000 per Year in Subsidies for Big Business
Making Money Off the Poor
Hunger Games, U.S.A.
Detroit, and the Bankruptcy of America's Social Contract
U.S. Vows to Battle Abusive Debt Collectors
The One Percent Want Your Kidney
Debate over minimum wage reignites decades-old arguments
What if We’re Looking at Inequality the Wrong Way?
Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream
Where Have All the Jobs Gone?
Predatory Lenders
No Rich Child Left Behind
A Tax System Stacked Against the 99 Percent
Equal Opportunity, Our National Myth
From the Bottom Up
Raise That Wage

Lying and Corruption


It’s OK to bully corporations
Starving for Wisdom
How Wall Street captured Washington’s effort to rein in banks
Bishop: Natural resources are being snatched from indigenous Mexicans
Robert Menendez Indictment Points to Corrupting Potential of Super PACs
With Vietnam's economic advance comes stark income inequality
Phantom income helps poor children
Which Companies Are Buying the Election?
An Unsettling Complicity
Trillion Dollar Fraudsters
Deadliest Country For Kids
Israel’s Gilded Age
Don’t be duped by misleading economic terms
Another Obama regulator refuses to regulate
Brazil Bribery Inquiry Targets Top Politicians
Pepperoni Turns Partisan
'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver
How secular family values stack up
A Strike Against Student Debt
Financiers and power producers rig electricity markets
The Human Stain: Israeli Occupation
Swimming With Sharks: Goldman Sachs, Schools and Capital Appreciation Bonds 
A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
American companies are getting older, not better
Democracy Is in Recession
Hurricane Sandy Victims Say Damage Reports Were Altered
How to Force Prosecutors to Play Fair
What Is the Purpose of Society?
Arch City Defenders: Muncipal Courts White Paper India’s Aam Aadmi Party Sweeps Elections in Delhi
U.S. Is Seeking Felony Pleas by Big Banks in Foreign Currency Inquiry
Greek Austerity Spawns Fakery: Playing Nurse
Special Report: Anatomy of Nigeria's $20 billion “leak”
One (difficult) step to curbing extremism
Taliban Justice Gains Favor as Official Afghan Courts Fail
American corruption is exceptional, too
Livestock Grazing on Public Lands Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion Over Past Decade
Investment Riches Built on Subprime Auto Loans to Poor
Community benefits agreements under attack
Pope demands Philippine leaders end graft, fight poverty
S.&P. Nears Settlement With Justice Dept. Over Inflated Ratings
The unbearable whiteness of America’s donor class
Stop Subsidizing Big Pharma


A Bipartisan Push to Limit Lobbyists’ Sway Over Attorneys General
Looking back on the economic collapse
The Fed Fights Half the Battle
The real reason for Washington's derivatives gift to banks  
Putin’s Bubble Bursts
Coal, an Outlaw Enterprise
Full speed ahead on secretive trade deal
You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
Internet porn is an experiment in dehumanization
Bail-In and the Financial Stability Board: The Global Bankers' Coup
Wall Street’s Revenge
How do countries rank on corruption?
A Costly and Outrageous Tax Break
New Rules: Cyprus-style Bail-ins to Take Deposits and Pensions
Justice on the take
Senate grills banks over alleged commodity manipulation
Attorneys General for Sale
5 major banks fined $3.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
Death by Typo
Dark Money Helped Win the Senate
The Elections Cop Invites Mischief
Bank of America Reaches $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement
Too Big to Regulate
Obama’s Other Success
Big Banks Hit With Monster $250 Billion Lawsuit in Housing Crisis
The Dark Pool Iceberg
Corporate Tax-Dodgers
Private Equity Becoming Public Concern
Pakistan’s Tyranny of Blasphemy
The Privitatization Scam: When Governments Outsource
When ‘patriots’ unite to restrict voting rights
Employers Cheat Low-Wage Employees
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Sniffing the Ethical Rot on Wall Street
The High Cost of Free Speech
Supreme oligarchy
The Campaign Finance Ruling Helps Big Donors
America is not broke
Corruption in Sacramento
Today in Corporate Tax Avoidance: Caterpillar's 'Pink Elephant'
The Wolf Hunters of Wall Street
Big Banks ATM Fees Rip Off 19 Million from Welfare Recipients
Willfully Endangering Drivers
Toyota Admits Deceiving Public
Costly Loans Are Drawing Attention From States
U.S. regulator sues 16 banks for rigging Libor rate
Credit Suisse Helped U.S. Clients Hide Billions in Assets, Senate Report Says
Would You Lie for Me?
How Feds' Double Standard Enables Bad Bankers
Study Puts Exonerations at Record Level in U.S.
After Crisis, Greeks Work to Promote ‘Social’ Economy
Are banks too big to indict?
Justice Department Inquiry Takes Aim at Banks’ Business With Payday Lenders
Culture of Cheating Permeates Air Force Missile Corps
Defunding the IRS Increases Cheating
Madoff/subprime – spot the difference
The invincible JP Morgan
Wall Street Predicts $50 Billion Bill to Settle U.S. Mortgage Suits
Rampant Prosecutorial Misconduct
Indoctrinating Religious Warriors


The Great American Class War
The Corruption of America
Pension Theft: Class War Goes to the Next Stage
Where is the political accountability for America’s pension disasters?
Europe Sets Big Fines in Settling Libor Case
The Shamelessness of Bankers
Cheating’s Surprising Thrill
Rich People Just Care Less
The Banality of Systemic Evil
Why Men Need Women
Many low-wage workers who won judgments were never paid
Celebrating Inequality
JPMorgan Caught in Swirl of Regulatory Woes
How liberal Hollywood fell in love with the CIA
Why Police Lie Under Oath

Public Banking


How the US Became an Oligarchy
The ECB’s Noose Around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments
Why Public Banks Outperform Private Banks


This Publicly-Owned Bank Is Outperforming Wall Street
A Public Bank for Scotland
When She Talks, Banks Shudder
Are Public Banks Unconstitutional? No.
Robbing Main Street to Prop Up Wall Street: Why Jerry Brown's Rainy Day Fund Is a Bad Idea
Wall Street Greed: Not Too Big for a California Jury
Post Office Proposal
Usurious Returns on Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train

Citizens Busines Bank Survives the Recession
Now is the Moment to Save Our Postal Commons 

Rule of Law


DWP ratepayers may get soaked again
Law alone can’t dismantle Islamophobia
In court, 'guardian angels' aim to help immigrants facing deportation
The Moral Injury
George Washington, Slave Catcher
Taliban Justice Gains Favor as Official Afghan Courts Fail
Secularism – not sensitivity – is the key to democracy
Hating Good Government
'Orange is the New Black' actress: My parents were deported
San Diego police chief gives public a role in her reform strategy
Who Should Apologize in Police Conflict?
Racial Bias, Even When We Have Good Intentions
A Republican Ruse to Make Tax Cuts Look Good
Pakistan needs laws against misogyny, not blasphemy


Capitalism, colonialism and nationalism are language killers
The Best Lawyers Money Can Buy
U.S. top court bars Arizona from denying driver's licenses to immigrants
'Confirmation bias' has long history of helping whites demonize blacks
Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General
Like the Emancipation Proclamation, Obama's order forces democracy
Suffer Little Children
Colombia’s Data-Driven Fight Against Crime
Labor Rights for Home Care Workers
How Israel Silences Dissent
The Ancestors of ISIS Starting a new life in Pakistan's Azad Nagar, a colony of ex-slaves
Israel’s N.S.A. Scandal
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A Rebbinic Response to Rabi Dov Lior

When your employer doesn’t consider you an employee
Don’t Dismiss the Humanities
Where Voting Is Now Easier
The uphill battle to hold US corporations accountable for abuses abroad
Detroit’s Drought of Democracy
Stop the tax inversions of free-riding corporations
Build We Won’t
Porsches, Potholes and Patriots
Education Should Be Beyond Belief
Senate confirms first openly gay black federal judge
Supreme Injustice
Israel sets settlement-building record as peace talks deadline lapses
Elites Discover So-Called "Free Trade" is Killing Economy, Middle-Class
This Time, Get Global Trade Right
The US Democracy is Illegitimate
Merely Rich and Superrich: The Tax Gap Is Narrowing
Bangladesh’s Chance to Get It Right
Government regulations saved my life
Where the G.O.P. Gets It Right
We Should Be in a Rage
Keating Scandal Proves Supreme Court is Wrong
Power Surge for Donors as Terrain Is Reshaped on Campaign Money
Bringing Big Money Out of the Shadows
Overtime Pay
Ohio Mistrusts Democracy
A Loan Fraud War That’s Short on Combat
Why All the Robo-signing? Shedding Light on the Shadow Banking System
JPMorgan Chase Engaged in Mortgage Fraud. The Securitization Fraud That Collapsed the Housing Market
Fed Closes a Loophole for Banks Overseas
Change the Rules on Secret Money
Real Discipline in School
Barons of Broadband
Corporate tax reform: California points the way
Setting Aside Revealed Truth
How to Help Homeless Families
Tunisian Constitution, Praised for Balance, Nears Passage
Israel's dilemma: Who can be an Israeli?
Filling judicial vacancies to protect the progressive legacy


Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s 1998 lesson on the price of secrets

A Work Still in Progress
How to Overhaul the Gas Tax
Amid Steady Deportation, Fear and Worry Multiply Among Immigrants
U.S. Flouts Its Own Advice in Procuring Overseas Clothing
Bad Times for Big Brother
Prosecution Deferred, Justice Denied
How to Truly Honor Mandela
How the Government Gives
If You Liked ‘Stand Your Ground,’ You’ll Love the Jeffersonian Project
The Insanity of Our Food Policy
Prudence or Cruelty?
Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer
Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable, Little-Known Model
Sins of past, present and future haunt banks
From Anonymity to Scourge of Wall Street
Microcredit for Americans
Academic Freedom Against Itself: Boycotting Israeli Universities
Settlement Report Finds Banks Giving Timely Mortgage Relief
Whatever Happened to Freedom of the Press?
New Peace Now Report: Settlement Construction Surge in First Half of 2013
Politicians’ Extortion Racket
Ending the debt limit crisis: Dear Ben Bernanke
Obama and the Debt
IRS at 100: How income taxation built the middle class
Our Outlaw President? Obama Should Ignore the Debt Ceiling
Why Conservatives Should Reread Milton Friedman
Court ruling fires British debate on Muslim veils
JPMorgan Agrees to Pay $920 Million in Fines Over Trading Loss
The Armageddon Looting Machine: The Looming Mass Destruction from Derivatives
'Eminent Domain for the People' Leaves Wall Street Furious
Why conservatives spin fairytales about the gold standard
SEC to unveil CEO pay ratio rule, adopt municipal adviser rule
Getting Past the Outrage on Race
Listening to everyone — except oversight
Federal Courts in Crisis
U.S. spy agency bugged U.N. headquarters: Germany's Spiegel
A Brighter Line on Immigration Policing
The Real Price of Congress’s Gridlock
The Government as a Low-Wage Employer
One-State Dream, One-State Nightmare
Economic Inequality Generating Anger in Society
Protest for Democracy and Arrests in North Carolina
Fannie, Freddie and our flawed ‘Ownership Society’
Imagine a world without debt
Too Much Work?
Wasteful, Harsh and Discriminatory
Time for Senate compromise on judicial nominees
U. S. Flouts the Rule of Law While Demanding Other Countries Honor It
G-20 Backs Plan to Curb Tax Evasion by Large Corporations
Catholic college officials urge Congress to pass immigration reform
Will immigration reform protect workers?
Fear, greed and bank capital
In tax case, Mongolia is the mouse that roared
The Slowing of Two Economic Giants
Two Tax Credits That Work
Wal-Mart’s fear of commitment
Regulators Seek Stiffer Bank Rules on Capital
In the House, a Refusal to Govern
Pass the Immigration Bill!
The Decline of Black Power in the South
The Cost of Compromise
To Save Egypt, Drop the Presidency
Sabotage governing
The Laws You Can’t See
Was the American Revolution a holy war?
The Supreme Court’s race impatience
Do You Wanna Know a Secret?
Bhutan Is No Shangri-La
The Criminal N.S.A.
Let Shooting Victims Sue
Make Gun Companies Pay Blood Money
Banking on Education
NSA surveillance may be legal — but it’s unconstitutional
At Long Last, Stocks Get a Jolt
The New Economic Risk: Complacency
How the I.R.S. Encourages Oil and Gas Spinoffs
Our Broken Social Contract
A Nation Divided Against Itself
An Investment Strategy in the Human Interest
The Promise of Social Impact Bonds
James Clapper’s ‘least untruthful’ answer
Race vs. Class: The False Dichotomy
Finding the right balance between security and liberty
The ‘secrecy industrial complex’
Atoning for the Sins of Empire
Insurers Inflating Books, New York Regulator Says
Surveillance: Snowden Doesn’t Rise to Traitor
5 Maps That Show How Divided America Really Is
Banks Seen as Aid in Fraud Against Older Consumers
Libertarianism’s Achilles’ heel
Can brain scans explain crime?
Only a third of charitable contributions go to the poor
Schools' effort to shift to Common Core faces a difficult test
First chapter for ending extreme poverty
How Treasury's tax loophole mistake saves companies billions each year
Tax breaks benefit rich households the most, report says
The dangerous aristocrats of finance
Lessons from the World of Tax Avoidance: How Nations Can Negotiate with Global Capital
Half of America is In or Near Poverty--and It's Getting Worse
Some cracks in the technocrat cult
One-way trips to U.S. frustrate immigration authorities
Silencing the Whistle-Blowers
Some cracks in the technocrat cult
Three reasons Congress is broken
The Corporate Tax Dodge
Reforming US Prisons
Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal 
Kill Bill
Sheila Bair: Dodd-Frank really did end taxpayer bailouts
Take Politics Away From the I.R.S.
Driver’s Seat
Atlas Shrugged Off Taxes
1 in 3 adults in parts of L.A. are in U.S. illegally, study finds
Dying for the shirt on your back
Betrayed? Citizen soldiers lose jobs; U.S. government biggest offender
A Disappointing Debut
Accord reached on farmworkers for immigration bill
Five myths about taxes
White men have much to discuss about mass shootings
Obama's climate agenda may face setbacks in federal court
Most Californians favor citizenship path for illegal immigrants
Stop Stealing From Our Kids
New Apartments Will Complicate Jerusalem Issue
Portland, Ore., Approves Earned Sick Leave Policy
Big Banks Have a Big Problem
Bank Lobbyists Dispute $83 Billion Subsidy. They’re Wrong
On Questioning the Jewish State
Rigging the I.P.O. Game
Offshore Cash Hoard Expands by $183 Billion at Companies
US Stalling Could Force Acceptance of Onerous TPP
Why There's a Bull Market for Stocks and a Bear Market for Workers
Morality and monetary policy
Land of Plenty (of Government)
Stealth Subsidy for Businesses Comes Under Scrutiny
The political clout of the superrich
Major Banks Aid in Payday Loans Banned by States
Despite Aid, Borrowers Still Face Foreclosure
The Second-Mortgage Shell Game
Big Corporations Put Up Seed Funding For Republican Dark Money Group
Populists, plutocrats and the GOP sales tax
Banks must probe clients’ motives
The Enlightenment’s ‘Race’ Problem, and Ours
Time to break up the big banks
Short of voters, Republicans gerrymander their way back to power
Israeli and Palestinian textbooks fail balance test, study finds
Timothy Geitner Saved Wall Street, Not the Economy
Doubt Is Cast on Firms Hired to Help Banks
The Hidden Prosperity of the Poor
In Obama’s inauguration speech, a new American religion
Governors Push Bigger Reliance on Sales Taxes
For Obama’s New Term, Start Here
Financial Crisis Suit Suggests Bad Behavior at Morgan Stanley
L.A. teachers union members OK new evaluation method
Inequality Is Holding Back The Recovery
DMV study bolsters driver's license push for illegal immigrants
We must focus on the working poor
The Foreclosure Fiasco
India’s New Focus on Rape Shows Only the Surface of Women’s Perils
Is Delhi So Different From Steubenville?
Special Report: The latest foreclosure horror: the zombie title
Short sales in California surpass sales of foreclosed homes
What next? Reforming corporate taxes and entitlements
Swiss bank Wegelin to close after guilty plea
White House pushes forward on immigration ahead of bigger reform fight
How to Halt the Terrorist Money Train
Controversial Dark Money Group Among Five That Told IRS They Would Stay Out of Politics, Then Didn’t



Americans have yet to grasp the horrific magnitude of the ‘war on terror’
US is major driver of global expansion in arms trade, report finds
For its survival, Israel must abandon the one-state option
Netanyahu’s Iran Thing
George Clooney on Sudan’s Rape of Darfur
Arms Control for a Cyberage
The First Victims of the First Crusade
Islam and the West at War
Why I Won’t Serve in the Israeli Army


Pardon Bush and Those Who Tortured
ICC puts 'rape campaign' in CAR on trial
The Truth About the Wars
By hyping ISIL threat, US is falling into group’s trap
U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms
Avoid a classic blunder: Stay out of religious wars in the Middle East
Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters  
African leaders vote to give themselves immunity from war crimes
My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine
Obama’s canny anti-interventionism
Peace may be the true threat to Hamas, Israel’s leaders
Resisting Nazis, He Saw Need for Israel. Now He Is Its Critic.
Debunking Israel's 'self-defense' argument
Zionism and Its Discontents
UK Imams Urge British Muslims to Shun Syria and Iraq
Iraqi Christians flee homes amid militant push
US War is a Complete Failure
The Fall of Mosul and the False Promises of Modern History


This Week, Mass Surveillance Wins
America's Child Soldiers
The Mirror of Guantánamo
Pentagon’s opaque ledgers yield an epic tally of waste
Syrian Civilians Bore Brunt of Rebels’ Fury, Report Says
War on the Border
In Secret, Court Vastly Broadens Powers of N.S.A.
How Could We Blow This One?
Bosnian Croat leaders jailed for 1990s ethnic cleansing
The End of the Perpetual War
With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan
America's Other Dark Legacy in Iraq
Is the Estate Tax Doomed?
Ten years after the invasion, did we win the Iraq war?
About Those Black Sites
A Tax to Pay for War
Treat Greed in Africa as a War Crime
I killed people in Afghanistan. Was I right or wrong?

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