Where Are the GOP Supporters of Voting Rights?
Cochran was, in effect, celebrating a decision gutting a law that he supported just a few years earlier. Today’s hearing illustrated the new partisan divide when it comes to voting rights. Democrats on the Judiciary Committee and three civil rights ...
The Best Civil War Books
Was the Civil War that important ... There are very good reasons why this book is so often called the best single-volume history of the war, and to find out why, all you have to do is open it and read a few pages. After that, it’s mighty hard to stop.
U.S. Military ‘Power Grab’ Goes Into Effect
“They still think after twelve years they can ... senior policy counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), noted in a 2009 Daily Kos article that, “there is no doubt that the military is very good at many things. But recent history shows ...
The role of civil societies in managing climate risks after Yolanda
Groups and NGOs in nearby locales were likewise in the affected areas a day after the typhoon. This illustrates the civil society capacity to mobilize ... improve on is to harness the working effects of these good practices, forge institutional ...
A NATION AT WAR: THE NEWS MEDIA; Cable's War Coverage Suggests a New 'Fox Effect' on Television Journalism
MSNBC, which is ranked third among cable news channels, hired the two shortly before the war in Iraq ... government. ''After Sept. 11 the country wants more optimism and benefit of the doubt,'' Mr. Sorenson said. ''It's about being positive as opposed ...