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The Responses to 'Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama' - Conor Friedersdorf - The Atl... - 1 views

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    "The Responses to 'Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama'"
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Federal judge complicity - Salon.com - 0 views

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    The Supreme Court is asked to decide if governnment officials can be held accountable for torturing a US citizen
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Separate Justice System for Muslims - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    "under certain circumstances, the F.B.I. has the ability to bend or suspend the law and impinge on the freedom of others."
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GLENN GREENWALD- With Liberty and Justice for Some -Pt 1 - YouTube - 0 views

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    Part 1: The definition of "Rule of Law".




    Glenn Greenwald speaks about America's two-tiered justice system and why he wrote his latest book, "Liberty and Justice for Some". (Available on Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/tAANlP)




    Recorded at Claremont-McKenna College on 4 November 2011.
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Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some - Salon.com - 0 views

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    I'm genuinely excited today to announce the release of my new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful. As of this morning, it is available in bookstores as well as for shipping online.
    The book focuses on what I began realizing several years ago is the crucial theme tying together most of the topics I write about: America's two-tiered justice system - specifically, the way political and financial elites are now vested with virtually absolute immunity from the rule of law even when they are caught committing egregious crimes, while ordinary Americans are subjected to the world's largest and one of its harshest and most merciless penal states even for trivial offenses. As a result, law has been completely perverted from what it was intended to be - the guarantor of an equal playing field which would legitimize outcome inequalities - into its precise antithesis: a weapon used by the most powerful to protect their ill-gotten gains, strengthen their unearned prerogatives, and ensure ever-expanding opportunity inequality. This is how I described that development in the book:
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As Scorn for Vote Grows, Protests Surge Around Globe - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    MADRID - Hundreds of thousands of disillusioned Indians cheer a rural activist on a hunger strike. Israel reels before the largest street demonstrations in its history. Enraged young people in Spain and Greece take over public squares across their countries.
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