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 open for the 2018 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties at The Nation Institute. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 27, 2018 to be eligible for the fellowship.

    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.