- Attorney Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, executive director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, speaks on efforts to obtain disclosure of documents related to the National Security Agency monitoring of phone calls. Is what we now know about the NSA’s spying program only the tip of the iceberg?
- Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition takes a deeper look at the civilian killings in Afghanistan. A UN report shows 3,000 civilians have been killed or wounded in the first five months of this year alone, one-fifth of them children. What is behind the growing violence?
- PSL member Eugene Puryear remembers civil rights icon Medgar Evers on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his assassination by a white supremacist in Mississippi. Evers organized NAACP chapters around the state and risked his life on a daily basis for Black self-determination. You can read Puryear’s article celebrating Evers on Liberation News.
September 9, 2013