Civil Liberties

Canada’s Head Start on Cannabis

As the U.S. cannabis industry faces a crackdown, Canada is set to lead the globe.

By Nushin Rashidian

Secrets and Lies

Secrecy is necessary in the battle against terrorism. But a little transparency about secrecy ought to be possible.

By Tara McKelvey


The past eight years of the George W. Bush Administration have seen significant restrictions of individual liberty. Much of the impetus for these restrictions has come from the tragedy of September 11 and its complex aftermath: War inevitably magnifies the...

By Geoffrey Stone

Imperial March

President Bush has added more power to the imperial presidency than previously imagined. It's time to recalibrate the checks and balances between Congress and the president.

By Aziz Huq