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What We Don't Knownew

It's hard to tell just how pervasive the Bush administration's spying program is -- the documents, like so many others, are secret.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  A. C. Thompson, Steven T. Jones and G.W. Schulz  |  03-08-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Caller IDnew

Sprint helps George W. Bush and his spies.
The Pitch  |  C.J. Janovy  |  02-21-2006  |  Civil Liberties

How Far Does Bush Spying Go?

The Senate Judiciary Committee began its investigation into the Bush administration's secret wiretapping program on Feb. 5 by calling Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as its first witness.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  02-16-2006  |  Politics

Red State, Meet Police Statenew

Is Homeland Security's harrassment of a federal employee for the stickers on his car a mistake, a new rule or part of a trend of the First Amendment being bullied out of existence?
Boise Weekly  |  Nicholas Collias  |  02-15-2006  |  Civil Liberties

The War on Privacynew

Rumsfeld warns that the enemy can succeed in changing our way of life, but it already has.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  02-15-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Big Brother is Watchingnew

A letter printed in the Alibi leads to the investigation of local VA nurse Laura Berg for "sedition."
Weekly Alibi  |  Steven Robert Allen  |  02-10-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Bush’s Real Motivenew

The president's persistent support of the National Security Agency's warrantless eavesdropping program represents much more than a stubborn presidential effort to catch terrorists.
Boston Phoenix  |  Harvey Silverglate  |  02-09-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Is Bush Opening Your Mail?new

When asked directly by the U.S. Senate, Alberto Gonzales wouldn't say.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  02-07-2006  |  Civil Liberties

The Ultimate Spiderwebnew

NSA whistle-blower wants to tell congress what he knows, but they don't have clearance to hear him.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  01-26-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Can't Stop, Won't Stopnew

Domestic surveillance is hard to defend, regardless of how long Bush campaigns behind it.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  01-26-2006  |  Commentary

Pelosi Knew About Spyingnew

Rep. Nancy Pelosi last month responded to the Bush administration's warrantless spying scandal by revealing that she'd known about it all along.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Steven T. Jones  |  01-25-2006  |  Politics

Who's Watching?new

New York City activist groups react to new spy tactics.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  01-25-2006  |  Civil Liberties

A Question of Presidential Powernew

The Alito vote once again raises the specter of an unchecked White House.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-24-2006  |  Politics

Wiretaps Spur Impeachment Talk

There is a growing chorus of conservative voices who are breaking with the administration on political surveillance having nothing to do with terrorism.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  01-19-2006  |  Politics

The Right to Be Left Alonenew

If you think only terrorists have been injured in the "war on terror," think again.
Reno News & Review  |  Editorial  |  01-19-2006  |  Commentary

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