Dear Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott, I’m asking you to take a moral stand against bullying, and health care
Please bare with me a bit, English is not my strong suit. I wanted to write when I heard American television was airing segments
Facing Overzealous Prosecution By Carmen Ortiz, Jailed Activist Stops Liquids During Prison Hunger Strike
On the evening of December 22, Martin Gottesfeld entered the 81st day of a hunger strike in prison and took his last voluntary
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz's office "overstepped its bounds" in pursuing federal charges, the ruling said.
Martin Gottesfeld’s hunger strike on behalf of children abused in American institutions, and adults being prosecuted by U.S
Instead of the familiar story of flappers, jazz clubs and gangsters, Harvard historian McGirr argues that Prohibition's greatest legacy was an expansion of government crime fighting. She sees in Prohibition the roots of an expanded prison system, a more aggressive F.B.I. and a more powerful state.
Its vague wording often leads to outlandish maximum sentences for hackers -- and some lawmakers want them to be even stricter.
At the heart of the Muzzles is a simple but powerful idea: "Congress" -- and all levels of government, thanks to the 14th Amendment -- "shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press."
The hack involves a database -- built by Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, who worked for the Cardinals until 2011 -- that
I never met Edward Snowden, but I did know quite a bit about Aaron Swartz. In fact, he worked for me, for a period of time, a few years ago. And he was brilliant, as you'll see for yourself. I'm sure that whatever this film may say about him, it can barely do justice to what a special human being he was.
The free flow of information is necessary for a democratic society, and this flow cannot be purely in the hands of government. This is why the rights to expression and a free and open press are among the most widely recognized rights on earth.
"This law would essentially make everything I do a criminal offense," Rogers said. "It will take a broken law and make it
I had barely touched down in California when it was time to take off again. This time, to Detroit, to attend Netroots Nation, billed as the United States' biggest annual gathering of progressive activists, organizers and online social justice innovators.
Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet," Reddit is the tech world's "new black." From social
Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.
I don't believe Aaron Swartz ever wanted to become a martyr. He just wanted to live within a world that he believed he could fix, a world that was technically malleable and hackable, where he could be active and ingenious, even if that reform effort might involve a few false steps.