Reader voices: Stop attacks on Fourth Amendment

The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.


Spying, privacy, and “brave new world”

Americans expect a government restrained by transparency and public oversight. But spying has become easier - more open to abuse.


Google Glass: Vision for the future, or the eyes of Big Brother?

For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.


Reader voices: Relationships with no rights

Conservatives continue to fight nature and necessity. For them, this is a ballgame without an end. For the rest of us, we may finally see the clock ticking down to victory.


Marriage equality promises "a more perfect union"

Legal experts and human rights activists describe this week's two cases before the Supreme Court on same-sex marriageas as monumental.


Activist Caroli Mullen dies in Baltimore

Caroli Mullen, a life-long activist for peace and civil rights, died March 8 in Baltimore after a two-year bout with cancer.


Lincoln, Obama and the sweep of history

With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.


Women in combat: A deeper look into women’s equality

With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.


“Free the Wilmington Ten!” forty years later

Forty years. Damn it's been a long time.


Gaza-Israel: cease-fire now

Events in recent days between Israel and the Hamas-led government in Gaza show the danger of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu's refusal to work seriously toward the resolution of Palestinian grievances.

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