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Bradley Manning Talks Race and Justice

Bradley Manning Talks Race and Justice

by Aura Bogado on August 21 2013, 4:05PM

The reveling statement gives us a better understanding about Manning’s motivations.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

After Osama Bin Laden, the Spectacle of War Plays On

After Osama Bin Laden, the Spectacle of War Plays On

by Michelle Chen on May 9 2011, 9:41AM

Bin Laden’s death merely punctuates a narrative of self-justifying violence that keeps us not only terrorized, but mesmerized.

Topics: Global Justice

The Purpose of Political Capital: Three Agenda Items for Obama

The Purpose of Political Capital: Three Agenda Items for Obama

by Rinku Sen on May 5 2011, 9:19AM

We can no longer argue Obama is trapped by Bush’s mistakes, says Rinku Sen. He’s slain the enemy and now it’s time to clean up the mess at home.

Topics: Osama Bin Laden, Politics, Movement

Give Peace a Chance: How To Fight Terrorism in the Post-Bin Laden Era

Give Peace a Chance: How To Fight Terrorism in the Post-Bin Laden Era

by Terry Keleher on May 4 2011, 2:10PM

It’s time to stop using violence as a tool for peace.

Topics: National Security, Osama Bin Laden

The Ability to Kill Osama Bin Laden Does Not Make America Great

The Ability to Kill Osama Bin Laden Does Not Make America Great

by Kai Wright on May 2 2011, 10:54AM

If we could build a just society rather than spending billions on violence, then we could be triumphant.

Topics: Kai Wright, National Security, Osama Bin Laden

Holder to Muslim Americans: There's No

Holder to Muslim Americans: There’s No “Entrapment” in FBI Stings

by Seth Freed Wessler on December 13 2010, 5:15PM

Yet, the number of people lured into terrorist plots and organizations by the FBI keeps growing.

Topics: National Security

The Feds Are Cultivating Their Own

The Feds Are Cultivating Their Own “Homegrown Terrorists”

by Seth Freed Wessler on December 10 2010, 5:15PM

And they’re profiling American Muslims to do it.

Topics: National Security

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag's Aisha Won't Beautify Our Wars

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag’s Aisha Won’t Beautify Our Wars

by Kai Wright on October 13 2010, 1:41PM

The Afghan teen is a symbol for many things, but war-making isn’t one of them.

Topics: Kai Wright, Media

Report: FBI's Paying For Bad Terrorism Information

Report: FBI’s Paying For Bad Terrorism Information

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 11 2010, 3:46PM

The federal government’s search for domestic terrorists continues to go haywire.

Topics: National Security

Times Sq. Bomber's Life Sentence Condemns Conservative Ideology

Times Sq. Bomber’s Life Sentence Condemns Conservative Ideology

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 5 2010, 1:55PM

But the Shahzad case may be another lesson not learned.

Topics: National Security

Fostering Paranoia Among Neighbors

Fostering Paranoia Among Neighbors

by Kai Wright on September 16 2010, 9:15AM

A ColorLines reader offers a telling anecdote about our times.

Topics: Kai Wright

Video of Obama's Remarks on Muslim Americans

Video of Obama’s Remarks on Muslim Americans

by Kai Wright on September 10 2010, 3:52PM

Obama: “We don’t differentiate between them and us; it’s just us.”

Topics: Kai Wright

This 9/11, Let's All Take Responsibility for Ending a Summer of Hate

This 9/11, Let’s All Take Responsibility for Ending a Summer of Hate

by Rinku Sen, Fekkak Mamdouh on September 9 2010, 1:45PM

A few loud voices are spewing hate, but unless the rest of us stand up and counter it they will set the tone for us all.

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Sensitive Bigotry and the

Sensitive Bigotry and the “Ground Zero Mosque” Meme

by Michelle Chen on August 18 2010, 9:30AM

CNN’s Don Lemon inadvertently reveals the prejudice lurking behind objections to a Muslim cultural center near the World Trade Center site.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Harry Reid's

Harry Reid’s “Ground Zero Mosque” Fail

by Jamilah King on August 16 2010, 6:29PM

Majority leader cowers under pressure from GOP rival.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit “Ground Zero Mosque” Fear

by Michelle Chen on August 11 2010, 11:25AM

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority just gave its blessing to an anti-Muslim ad campaign, brought to you by the American Freedom Defense Initiative.

Topics: Mosque Mania, Politics

NYC Muslim Center Clears Ground Zero Hurdle, Finally

NYC Muslim Center Clears Ground Zero Hurdle, Finally

by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 7:24PM

It’s been a long, ugly debate.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Mayor Mike Gets It Right on Ground Zero Muslim Center

Mayor Mike Gets It Right on Ground Zero Muslim Center

by Kai Wright on August 3 2010, 7:07PM

Says NYC was built and is sustained by immigrants. Here, here.

Topics: Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

Time Pictures Afghan Women, Obscures Realities of Endless War

Time Pictures Afghan Women, Obscures Realities of Endless War

by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 10:22AM

Just plaster a disfigured female victim on the cover, and presto—instant war morale!

Topics: Global Affairs, Media, On Gender

With Miranda, Obama Moves Dangerously to the Right

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 11 2010, 11:59AM

A day after Attorney General Eric Holder said he’s working to amend the Miranda law for terrorism suspects, Obama’s chief political adviser, David Axelrod, told CNN that the president is “open to looking at” a change to the rule. The…

Topics: National Security

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