June 17, 2022 6:31 am

Juneteenth Is a Celebration for Everyone

Plus: Fentanyl copaganda, the perils of antitrust populism, a January 6 meme is born, and more…

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June 10, 2022 10:15 am

Justice Department To Investigate Louisiana State Police’s Violent Record

Officers attempted to cover up a man’s deadly beating by saying he died in a crash. How many other similar incidents have there been?

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June 10, 2022 8:42 am

What the Chesa Boudin Recall Means for America

Journalist Nancy Rommelmann reports from San Francisco on the ouster of a leading progressive district attorney.

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June 9, 2022 3:00 am

Data Scraping Is Not a Crime

South Carolina’s NAACP and ACLU are challenging the state’s ban on automated data collection.

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June 1, 2022 2:00 pm

James Kirchick: How Homophobia Warped the Cold War

The Secret City author explains how panic about homosexuality led to discrimination, bad policy, and, eventually, freedom.

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June 1, 2022 1:40 pm

Bipartisan Support for Red Flag Laws Elides the Practical and Constitutional Issues They Raise

Because there is no reliable way to identify future mass shooters, it is inevitable that many innocent people will lose their Second Amendment rights.

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June 1, 2022 11:45 am

ACLU Would Like You To Ignore Partisan Activism, Mission Drift

National Legal Director David Cole insists that the critics are wrong, but he fails to contend with much of the substance of their critiques.

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May 31, 2022 12:22 pm

Destroying Islamic Fundamentalism With Books

Ideas Beyond Borders is bringing ideas about pluralism, civil liberties, and critical thinking to hotbeds of Islamic extremism.

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May 31, 2022 5:15 am

If You Want Protection for Your Loved Ones, Do It Yourself

No hollow promise can replace our attachments to our children, spouses, friends, and our own lives.

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May 24, 2022 10:45 am

He Heckled a District Attorney on TV. Now He Faces 10 Years Behind Bars.

On Wednesday, a Massachusetts judge will decide whether Joao DePina will face the possibility of a decade behind bars for publicly criticizing a district attorney.

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May 24, 2022 3:00 am

Drivers Successfully Challenge Debt-Based License Suspensions

Civil liberties groups argue that debt-based license suspensions are unfair and illogical since they deprive people of transportation, preventing them from earning money to pay off debts.

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May 23, 2022 6:45 am

Meet Newton Howard, the Brain Scientist Who Put Giant Transformers in Front of His D.C. Home

The Georgetown professor isn’t a toy lover—he’s trying to convey a philosophical idea about the nature of free will and the capacity of humans to remake the world around them.

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