In what feels to us like a middle finger to those Republicans cheering on draconian "sequester" cuts to the federal budget following a congressional impasse, the Department of Homeland Security says undocumented immigrants are being released from detention centers across America. The action is appa ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.] See also: Henry Rollins: The GOP's Disdain for Women Is Appalling A few Sundays back, in a roo ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Los Angeles-based U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is leading a sizable group of congressional leaders in questioning federal approval for the proposed takeover of NBC Universal Inc. by Philadelphia-based cable and content company Comcast. Both entertainment conglomerates have a sizable presence in th ... More >>
Out of the dark side, Jane Mayer's investigation into the Bush administration, a rogue's list for prosecution
2005s bumper crop of socially concerned organizations
The politics of gay marriage
Unlikely allies oppose sweeping police powers
With Patriot Act power, Bush and Ashcroft try to conquer the legal system
Two courts reject ashcroft's anti- terror strategy
The Weekly’s recommendations in the November general election
The threat of a Bush victory
Goaded by America’s indifference, Republicans rampage in Senate
Never mind the Republican attack on Clinton. What about the Republican attack on us?
Kenneth Starr's theocratic law
Convicted murderer Horace Kelly is scheduled to be put to death in less than two weeks despite a Supreme Court ban on executing the insane. Why? His lawyers failed to file his federal appeal.
Loony prosecutors! Rabid media! Oval Office obsessions!