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Watching Big Brothernew

Is the government spying on you? The Freedom of Information Act is one good way to find out. Here's how.
Missoula Independent  |  Fredric Alan Maxwell  |  09-21-2006  |  Civil Liberties

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

The Patriot Axnew

Markus Young moved to this country from Germany when he was three years old. Now, courtesy of tougher immigration laws, he could be deported under the Patriot Act.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  08-29-2005  |  Immigration

Mired in the Machinesnew

New York may lose millions of federal dollars because its lawmakers can’t agree on voting standards.
Metroland  |  Rick Marshall  |  03-17-2005  |  Politics

Bush Blindfolds the Publicnew

From the Patriot Act to presidential records, George W. Bush has presided over an unprecedented rise in government secrecy.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  10-28-2004  |  Politics

Wilderness on Holdnew

Next month the Wilderness Act turns 40. Montana hasn't put it to use in two decades. Is it still relevant today?
Missoula Independent  |  Mike Keefe-Feldman  |  08-06-2004  |  Environment

Radio Producers Will Revive Edward R. Murrow Classicnew

During the Communist witchhunt of the 1950s, Edward R. Murrow's daily radio show "This I Believe" boasted 39 million listeners, who tuned in to hear regular Americans state their own beliefs. A new version of the show is set to start on NPR in January.
LEO Weekly  |  Willie Davis  |  06-29-2004  |  Media

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