The Dark Side of America

Conditions In Many U.S. Prisons Make Abu Ghraib Photos Seem Mild

“Patriot” Act II Bush Administration Escalates Its War on Americans’ Freedom

The Bush administration’s draft “Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003” (DSEA) indicates that even after the 2001 Patriot Act expanded federal police powers while curtailing privacy rights, the Bush administration thinks Americans are still too free and government too small. Like the Patriot Act, the massive “Security Act” draft contains a few measures that could help catch a terrorist, surrounded by many that merely propel us further toward a secretive police state.

Montanans Organize to Stop Coal Trains, Exports

Plans by coal corporations could create five-fold increase in train traffic, extensive traffic delays and large increases in noise and air pollution.