Privacy Matters

Thousands of Massachusetts residents call on legislature to tell cops: Get a warrant!

This week, the ACLU of Massachusetts delivered over 3,000 petition signatures to the President of the State Senate, Therese Murray, calling on her to move privacy legislation currently before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means.

"If a house is burning, people will jump out the window": The war on drugs and the border crisis

Murrieta, California

A spectacle at the border drew the world’s attention: dozens of far-right protesters in the southern California desert held signs and chanted while attempting to block busloads of children from entering their town. Murrieta, California was suddenly on the map.

Racist incitement outside government bolsters racist policies within it, and vise versa

The Intercept's interview with CAIR founder and executive director Nihad Awad, a target of discriminatory FBI/NSA surveillance.

Two items in the news this week draw out the relationship between racism outside government and official government policy that effectively institutionalizes it.

Massachusetts legislature advances key electronic privacy proposal

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