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A Decade Later: Building a Progressive Response to the Attacks of 9/11

The 10-year anniversary of 9/11 offers a significant moment to remember and grieve. It also gives us a chance to reflect on the decade that was largely defined by government reactions to that one terrible day. The United States waged two wars in the name of security, killing hundreds of thousands of people who had no [...]
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Curt Goering: The Convention Against Torture 25 Years Later

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

It is with great sadness that I reflect on what is a significant anniversary for all involved in the struggle to advance human rights: this year's 25th anniversary of the United States signing of the UN Convention Against Torture. Read Post

Cuba and the United States Leap Obstacles for the Progress of the Island

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (17 hours ago)

The possibility of normalizing relations between Cuba and the United States should be thought of as an almost optimistic challenge that we must accept with great responsibility. This past December 17, at noon, a door that was shut f... Read Post

A Decade Later

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the ACLU (3 years ago)

As the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the ACLU joins all Americans in remembering the unspeakable losses suffered on that tragic day. This solemn occasion provides opportunity to reflect on the turbulent decade behind us, a... Read Post


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