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Archives - May 2004

May 31, 2004, Ron Paul, Texas Straight Talk, Freedom vs. Security: A False Choice

May 31, 2004, St. Petersburg Times, Editorial, Total Information Awareness II?

May 31, 2004, Ric Anderson, The Kansas City Star, Freed lawyer views imprisonment as fallout of failing to protect minority groups (Brandon Mayfield case)

May 30, 2004, The Daily news/Los Angeles Times, Mayfield struggles to sort out his ordeal

May 29-31, 2004, Elaine Cassel, CounterPunch, Ashcroft, Snoops and Gag Orders: The Secrets of Surveillance

May 29, 2004, Eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, F.B.I. Issues and Retracts Urgent Terrorism Bulletin

May 29, 2004, Jennifer L. Mnookin, The Washington Post, The Achilles' Heel of Fingerprints (Brandon Mayfield case)

May 29, 2004, The New York Times, Editorial, Terrorism Warnings

May 28, 2004, Nat Hentoff, The Village Voice, Patriot Act Besieged: A Justice Department honcho confesses: 'We are losing the fight for the Patriot Act'

May 28, 2004, The Missoulian, Opinion, More collateral damage in war on terror (Brandon Mayfield case)

May 28, 2004, Alan Cooperman and Caryle Murphy, The Washington Post, Muslims in U.S. Begin PR Campaign Denouncing Terrorism

May 28, 2004, Curt Anderson, Associated press/The Boston Globe, Division follows terrorism warning

May 27, 2004, Associated press/The Register-Guard, Animal activists face charges

May 27, 2004, Cynthia L. Webb, The Washington Post, Total Information Dilemma

May 27, 2004, Richard W. Stevenson and Eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, As Ashcroft Warns of Attack, Some Question Threat and Its Timing

May 27, 2004, Brandon Mayfield case:

May 27, 2004, The News-Sentinel, Witch hunt? Government must explain itself in Yee case

May 27, 2004, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Editorial, Patriot Act: First task is to review it, not renew it

May 27, 2004, Daily News, Editorial, To the terrorists, the U.S. is New York

May 26, 2004, Jeffrey Gold, Infoshop News, FBI Arrest SHAC Activists

May 26, 2004, Brandon Mayfield case:

May 26, 2004, Kansas City infoZine, FBI's National Security Letters Threaten Online Speech And Privacy

May 25, 2004, FBI releases Brandon Mayfield:

May 25, 2004, Associated press/Boston Globe, Lawyer denied access to detainee

May 25, 2004, Las Vegas Review-Journal Editorial, Erosion of our privacy: Constitution is supposed to limit government's domestic spying

May 25, 2004, Courtney Kinney, The Cincinnati Post, Governors backing Patriot Act

May 25, 2004, The Advocate, Editorial, Justice not served in secret

May 24, 2004, Brian Whitaker, The Guardian, 'Its Best Use is as a Doorstop' (About The Arab Mind, U.S. military's "textbook" on Arab peoples.)

May 24, 2004, Eric Lichtblau and John Markoff, The New York Times, U.S. Nearing Deal onWay to Track Foreign Visitors

May 24, 2004, Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, Prison Scandal: Brooklyn's Version of Abu Ghraib?

May 23, 2004, The Washington Post, Editorial, Reveal the Rules for Guantanamo

May 22, 2004, Colleen Mastony, The Monterey Herald/Chicago Tribute, Critics say Oregonjailing shows U.S. abuse of law

May 22, 2004, The Washington Post, Editorial, Arresting Witnesses (Improper arrest and release of Brandon Mafield, and gag order)

May 22, 2004, Julian Borger, The Guardian, US general linked to Abu Ghraib abuse

May 21, 2004, On the Media, Justice Department Classifies 9/11 Translator's Testimony Retroactively!

May 21, 2004, Shannon McCaffrey, Knight Ridder, New laws to combat terrorism are workingtheir way through Congress

May 21, 2004, Neil A. Lewis, New York Times, Justice Memos Explained How to Skip Prisoner Rights

May 21, 2004, The Washington Post, Editorial, Guantanamo Detainee Lessons Unlearned

May 21, 2004, United Press International, FBI Director Urges Patriot Act Renewal

May 21, 2004, David Shepardson, The Detroit News, Justice Dept. blocks judge's request,Government won't say if it used Patriot powers in ACLU suit

May 20, 2004, Matthew Rothschild, Common Dreams News Center/The Progressive, Denied Entrance to Bush Event in Dubuque

May 20, 2004, ACLU, THE MATRIX: Total Information Awareness Reloaded, New DocumentsObtained by ACLU Raise Troubling Questions About Matrix Program

May 20, 2004, Associated press/New York Times, AP: Database Measured 'Terrorism Quotient'

May 20, 2004, Tom Carver, The Washington Post, Green-Card Blues for America's Image

May 19, 2004, Jim Loney, Common Dreams News Center/Reuters, Greenpeace Cleared in U.S. Ship-Boarding Case

May 19, 2004, Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, Former Guantánamo chief clashed witharmy interrogators, General's sacking cleared way for Pentagon to rewrite rules

May 17, 2004, William Safire, The New York Times, Security With Liberty

May 17, 2004, Robert Pear, The New York Times, Panel Urges New Protection on Federal 'Data Mining'

May 17, 2004, The New York Times, A Visa Quagmire

May 17, 2004, Ryan Singel, Wired News, Data Scant for Watchlist Usage

May 17, 2004, Nathan J. Heller, The Harvard Crimson Inc., Libraries Juggle Privacy Issues

May 16, 2004, Tom DeWeese,, Let the Patriot Act Die

May 15, 2004, Sara Kehaulani Goo, The Washington Post, EU Agrees to Swap Information On Airline Passengers With U.S.

May 15, 2004, Seymour M. Hersh, The New Yorker, The Gray Zone: How a secret Pentagonprogram came to Abu Ghraib

May 14, 2004, Bill McKibben, truthout, Ashcroft Fishes Out 1872 Law in a Bid to Scuttle Protester Rights

May 14, 2004, Maria Newman, The New York Times, Ashcroft Announces New Plan forSharing Intelligence

May 13, 2004, John Nichols, Common Dreams News Center/The Madison Capital Times, When King George Travels, Liberties Suffer

May 13, 2004, Naomi Havlen, The Aspen Times, Pitco library official lobbies for changes inPatriot Act

May 13, 2004, Don Lattin, The San Francisco Chronicle, Local Muslims respond to horrible images from Baghdad, They say Arabs treated badly both in U.S. and Iraq

May 13, 2004, Kenneth Roth, The Washington Post, Time to Stop 'Stress and Duress'

May 13, 2004, Bob Ray Sanders, The News-Sentinel, Signs of change for worse in culture have been there for years

May 13, 2004, Dan Eggen, The Washington Post, ACLU Was Forced to Revise Release onPatriot Act Suit, Justice Dept. Cited Secrecy Rules

May 12, 2004, Alexander Bolton, The Hill, Presidential push fails to quell GOP fear of Patriot Act

May 12, 2004, Joshua Chaffin, Financial Times, Parents blame US for son's killing

May 11, 2004, Nat Hentoff, The Decatur Daily Democrat, Fixing the Patriot Act

May 11, 2004, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Just Trust Us

May 10, 2004, James Q. Whitman, The Washington Post, Prisoner Degradation Abroad -- and at Home
May 9, 2004, Anthony Lewis, Axis of Logic, A president beyond the law sets a bad example

May 8, 2004, Fox Butterfield, The New York Times, Mistreatment of Prisoners Is Called Routine in U.S.

May 7, 2004, Elaine Cassel, AlterNet, Paintball: The New Threat to NationalSecurity

May 6, 2004, Associated Press, Justice asks Congress to expand terror law

May 6, 2004, Amantha Perera, Inter Press Service News Agency, Bush Push for Patriot ActProvokes Unease

May 5, 2004, Curt Anderson, Associated Press, Government wants expanded 'material support' law for terrorism prosecution

May 5, 2004, The San Francisco Chronicle, Preserve freedom here

May 4, 2004, David King, Taylor (TX) Daily Press, Taylor prison gets federal contract (for immigrant detainees)

May 4, 2004, Walter Pincus, The Washington Post, Intelligence reform will not be quick

May 4, 2004, Leonard Rubenstein, The Washington Post, Stopping the abuse of detainees

May 4, 2004, Tom Hays, Associated Press, Alleging abuse, detainees file lawsuit

May 4, 2004, Charlie Savage, The Boston Globe, Bush team takes hit on secret file

May 3, 2004, Eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, Secret warrant (FISA) requests increased in 2003

May 3. 2004, Associated press/CBS, Report: Muslim Harassment Up

May 3, 2004, Telecomweb, EPIC Urges FCC to Reject DOJ's Call to Expand CALEA (VoIP monitoring)

May 2, 2004, Ann McFeatters and Karen McPherson, Toledo Blade, Terror's tools challenged

May 2, 2004, Jim McBride, Amaraillo Globe-News, War Against Terrorism: Snooping Power

May 2, 2004, Scott Higham, Joe Stephens and Margot Williams, The Washington Post, Policy on Guantanamo Detentions Still Evolving: Many detainees would be released if foreign governments guarantee security

May 1, 2004, Shannon McCaffrey, Knight Ridder, U.S. government's use of secret spy and terrorism surveillance increases

May 1, 2004, Dan Eggen and Susan Schmidt, The Washington Post, Data Show Different Spy Game Since 9/11

May 1, 2004, John Schwartz and Micheline Maynard, The New York Times, FBI Got Records on Air Travelers

May, 2004, PR Newswire, SSA Launches Enhanced Search & Matching Software to Help Enterprises With Anti-Money Laundering Compliance & Risk MANAGEMENT

May 2004, Sara Rimensnyder, Reason Online, The FBI Files, Federally funded art takes on new meaning.

May 2004, Susan Chenelle & Ian Cook, Z Magazine Online, Defending the Defense: An interview with Lynne Stewart