Snowden Documentarian Laura Poitras Endured Years Of Government Surveillance, Harassment By
Laura Poitras' travel nightmare began more than a decade ago when the award-winning filmmaker started getting detained at airports every time she tried to set foot back in the United States.
New Documentary Examines One State’s Struggle To Reform Solitary Confinement By
More than thirty states have pursued some kind of reform of their policies for solitary confinement. PBS FRONTLINE’s “Last Days Of Solitary” looks at Maine's attempts to reform the practice.
The Resurgence Of Climate Change Denial And Anti-Science By
Michael Mann addresses the chilly atmosphere for scientists currently in Washington, DC, and talks about the dire situation the world finds itself on as President Donald Trump rolls back initiatives intended to combat climate change.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda By
Scott Pruitt is possibly the first EPA administrator who has “no commitment to the mission of the agency.” That lack of commitment will mean increased rates of sickness and terrible stories of death.
The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science By
Republicans and the fossil fuel interests that own them—along with their theoconservative ideologies—have opened up a new front in a culture war.
Oregon Student Group Defies Pressure To Cancel Event With Arab Journalists By
“We are expecting more pressure to cancel the event, but we hope our definitive stance deters any more dissent.”
Neil Gorsuch’s Hearing Revealed Disturbing New Facts About Guantanamo By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confronted over the fact that he disparaged Guantanamo lawyers and expressed regret during his confirmation hearing. But while Gorsuch made this statement, he did not address equally troubling
Should Controversial Speakers Be Kept Off Campus? By
When controversial speakers have their events canceled, they instantly become a cause célèbre for those who value free speech.
Rights Groups: Georgia ‘Terrorism’ Bill Targets Right To Protest By
Under the bill, one could be charged with a “terroristic threat” if they cause a “serious public inconvenience.”
Supporters Of Syrian Rebels Using Pro-Israel Tactics To Silence Journalist By
“I’ve never been as marginalized and ostracized as I have been by these pro-regime change in Syria pressure groups. This includes my reporting on Palestine. That never got me this much backlash, ever.”