Civil Liberties


Pax Ahimsa Gethen

As memberships swell, organizations discuss how to move forward at Netroots Nation conference more

Aug 14, 2017 12:14 PM Dispatches

The constitutional law expert talks about his journey from being “vaguely liberal” to the center of resistance to the loss of our civil liberties. more

May 23, 2017 1:21 PM Magazine

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Heath Hinegardner

Progressive magazine exclusive: Terrorism prosecutions in Arizona are built on internet searches and alleged statements. Do they threaten civil liberties? more

May 23, 2017 11:42 AM Magazine 1 Comments


Elvert Barnes

The contrast between his coddling of corporations and his rebuff to women’s basic rights reveals a big-business bias crushing for actual human beings. more

Feb 1, 2017 1:10 PM Dispatches

In the wake of a hate crime, one community member shares thoughts on the importance of criticism. more

Nov 25, 2016 2:34 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

The cuisine of New York’s most diverse borough can be found on the streets—where there’s a struggle going on for economic justice. more

Oct 12, 2016 3:10 PM Dispatches

When a stomach ache can land you in jail. more

Oct 7, 2016 3:01 PM Magazine

"They’ve got to stop giving these boys these toys because they don’t know how to handle them.” more

Sep 23, 2016 3:32 PM Dispatches

Stone seeks to set the record straight. more

Sep 13, 2016 2:09 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Some examples of failed bills and resolutions from just the current 2015-2016 session. more

Sep 11, 2016 9:53 PM Magazine

Courts are finding these laws racially discriminatory in both effect and intent. more

Aug 2, 2016 4:07 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

"Do we love everybody?" more

Jul 19, 2016 2:46 PM Dispatches

The designation was once invoked to censor The Progressive. more

Jul 6, 2016 6:17 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

A declaration of domination. more

Jul 6, 2016 12:15 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval is taking a wait-and-see approach. more

Jun 22, 2016 8:22 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Because we have allowed a minority of extremists to control the gun debate. more

Jun 21, 2016 3:38 PM Dispatches 8 Comments

How one progressive responds to the pressure of loyalty to a party she no longer belongs to. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:35 PM Magazine 6 Comments

Franklin Graham arrived in Madison to a large crowd of supporters and a strong showing by protesters as well. more

Jun 16, 2016 2:51 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

Sixty-one years ago Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren delivered an address in Robert M. La Follette's honor. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:54 PM Magazine