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Heart of a Martyr

Stanley Rother is buried in Oklahoma, but his heart remains in Guatemala -- could the slain priest be Oklahoma's first saint?
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Rob Collins  |  07-12-2006  |  Religion

A Matter of Authoritynew

For 20 years, the Critical Art Ensemble has made challenging interventionist art -- now one of its members may spend 20 years in federal prison for it.
Metroland  |  Shawn Stone  |  03-10-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Blood for Bloodnew

Four antiwar demonstrators beat rare federal conspiracy charges they say were brought to chill dissent.
Metroland  |  David King  |  09-29-2005  |  Civil Liberties

The Supreme Court Shines Some Light into the Bush's Gulagnew

The enemy within: in a trio of cases, the Supreme Court shines some light into the Bush administration’s gulag. But for "enemy combatants" both here and in Guantánamo, it’s not yet time to celebrate.
Boston Phoenix  |  Harvey Silverglate  |  07-08-2004  |  Civil Liberties

The 2004 Muzzle Awards: 10 People and Institutions That Undermined Free Speechnew

The Phoenix's annual Independence Day round-up of free-speech enemies. (Contains New England examples.) Plus a 700-word runners-up sidebar.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  07-01-2004  |  Civil Liberties

Animal-Rights Activists Arrested under New Terrorism Lawnew

They vandalize, they’re disruptive, and they intimidate. But are animal-rights activists practicing terrorism?
Seattle Weekly  |  Philip Dawdy  |  06-08-2004  |  Animal Issues

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