NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton offers a vile defense of officers caught on camera brutalizing and killing civilians.
In the digital or physical world, we should be able to point to specific acts of deception and bad faith and say, “that’s fucked up.”
NYPD's Aggressive Hunt for the Brooklyn Bridge Pranksters Is About Embarrassment, Not Counterterrorism
The excessive police response to the Brooklyn Bridge flag swap is about spectacle and force. So let's hope the culprits get away with it.
"Intifada" gets to be a foreign term in US media. We should remember its true meaning.
Human Rights Watch points out how the US fails an international promise against racism, but the United Nations can't fix a thing.
A leaked government document reveals the extraordinary powers assumed in the name of counterterrorism without our knowledge.
Botched and protracted executions make the barbarism of all capital punishments impossible to avoid.
NYPD officers choke a black man to death and, like in Spike Lee's 1989 film, we should not expect justice.
A new report highlights how feds can set up an entire terror plot and still get terror convictions against Muslims.
In a case where a white man claims self-defense for shooting an unarmed black teen, we cannot ignore race's role in US justice.
Prime Minister Netanyahu says Hamas wants the optics of innocent dead. Israel cannot escape the blame for producing the horrifying visuals.
In his latest interview, the NSA whistleblower suggests that what he did would be worth a life behind bars. We should respond accordingly.
A new report from the feds says self-driving cars could be hacked by criminals — but the cars are more likely to aid the surveillance state.
A nurse at the Guantanamo Bay prison is refusing to force feed prisoners. His lead needs to be followed by other medical personnel there.
With a terrible notion of transparency, this is indeed the most transparent presidency in history. But banal data covers up the real issues.
Property above life and liberty: Two men face terror charges for allegedly freeing mink and foxes from fur farms.
NSA top brass were warned in advance that the Guardian UK would destroy hardware and called it "good news."
A Manassas court granted a warrant making it legal for the police to forcibly induce a teenage boy’s erection and take photos of it.
The latest NSA revelation shows that it has been spying on five distinguished Muslim-Americans, and isn’t above using the term “raghead.”
A court today troublingly ruled that Insane Clown Posse fans can't blame the FBI gang list for mistreatment by police.