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Let’s start asking politicians about Internet privacy

Denyse O'Leary | 5 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: civil rights, Internet use, privacy


Brown v. Board of Education turns sixty

Jeff Shafer | 24 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: civil rights, racial equality, same-sex marriage
The new world of civil rights turns the old one on its head.


The law and Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr | 18 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: civil rights, Martin Luther King Jr, morality and law, natural law
Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr was sitting in a jail in Birmingham, Alabama, for marching against segregation. From his cell he wrote a stunning analysis of what constitutes a just law.


Obama sworn in

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 January 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion president, civil rights, Dr. Martin Luther King Bible, human rights, Lincoln Bible, President Obama inauguration, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, swearing in ceremony
On two Bibles, one formerly belonging to President Abraham Lincoln, the other to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Press scrutinizes Tea Party

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 May 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: civil rights, media scrutiny, racism, Tea Party movement
Again and again, the Tea Party movement is being analyzed and labeled and frankly, ridiculed in the media. Then after continually circulating charges against the Tea Party of racism, the media are reporting that Tea Party groups are battling charges of racism. Who’s making news here?


America’s immigration challenge: to govern, not just control

Saskia Sassen | 01 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: civil rights, governance, immigration
Arizona’s clampdown on unauthorised residence highlights a policy vacuum and puts citizens at risk.


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