May 17, 2024 7:20 am

Vox Wants Progressives To Support Free Speech for the Wrong Reasons

Eric Levitz argues that the left should take a stand against censorship—for practical rather than principled reasons.

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May 15, 2024 1:00 pm

The U.S. Should Welcome Chinese Migrants

They’re fleeing tyranny and seeking opportunity, not coming to “build a little army.”

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May 15, 2024 7:10 am

Here’s How the CIA Plans To Use Your Ad Tracking Data

The intelligence community is admitting that info from data brokers is sensitive but isn’t accepting hard limits on how to use it.

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May 14, 2024 1:30 pm

Alabama Man Faces Jail Time for Refusing To Apologize to a Cop for Cursing During Traffic Stop

Reginald Burks says he told a police officer, “Get your ass out of the way so I can take my kids to school.” First Amendment lawyers say he can’t be forced to apologize.

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May 10, 2024 5:15 am

An American Gangster at 100: J. Edgar Hoover’s Authoritarian Legacy

Hoover’s reign at the FBI compromised American civil liberties and turned the FBI into America’s secret police.

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May 8, 2024 1:20 pm

Michigan Supreme Court Allows Evidence Collected by Drone, Without a Warrant

The court declined to address whether the search violated the Fourth Amendment and merely held that the evidence could not be excluded in a civil case.

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May 8, 2024 12:37 pm

An Atlanta Cop Killed This Man For Refusing To Sign a Ticket

Now his victim’s family has been awarded a $3.8 million settlement.

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May 6, 2024 5:50 pm

Campus Anti-Israel Protests and the Ethics of Civil Disobedience

Civil disobedience is sometimes justified. But current law-breaking by anti-Israel protestors on college campuses doesn’t come close to meeting the requisite moral standards.

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May 6, 2024 2:25 pm

Minnesota’s Indefinite Detention of Sex Offenders Is Ineffective As Well As Unjust

A new report argues that the notorious program squanders taxpayer money while keeping people imprisoned without justification or recourse.

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May 2, 2024 6:31 pm

TSA Failure

I’ll admit up front that one reason I’m writing this is that I am a disgruntled TSA customer. My tax dollars pay for the “service” I get from the TSA, and I’m not happy with the service. I don’t want to have to take off my shoes as a prerequisite for boarding an airliner. Travelers…
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April 30, 2024 9:01 pm

Journalism Is Not a Crime, Even When It Offends the Government

Julian Assange and Priscilla Villarreal were both arrested for publishing information that government officials wanted to conceal.

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April 30, 2024 1:58 pm

Alabama Woman Arrested for Refusing To Give a Cop Her I.D.

Alabama law doesn’t let police demand individuals’ government identification. But they keep arresting people anyway.

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April 26, 2024 8:11 am

The FBI Was Monitoring Student Protests Against Ben Shapiro

A newly-obtained intelligence memo shows that the feds took a keen interest in Trump-era campus speech controversies.

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April 25, 2024 7:00 am

Nina Jankowicz, Disinformation Czar, Is Back in Action

The American Sunlight Project contends that researchers are being silenced by their critics.

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