Tag: civil liberties
  • Sharpton's Affirmative-Action Win
  • Earlier this year, the reverend lent crucial black support to the controversial merger between Comcast and NBC. Is his new MSNBC show payback? Wayne Barrett investigates.

  • Darker Convergence
  • Prepared remarks by Scott Horton, "Alarm and Hope 2011: Conference on the Ninetieth Birthday of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov," Moscow, May 21, 2011.

  • The Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties
  • Applications are now closed for the 2018 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties at The Nation Institute.

    The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. The fellowship recipients each receive a $2,000 honorarium. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization, work on a law case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties.

  • The Outsider
  • Anthony Romero pushed the ACLU to challenge the Bush administration's war on terror. Now he's on President Obama's case.