Tensions in Cairo inflamed after a controversial new constitution is approved in 'rushed' vote
'In some ways OWS can be seen as a re-run of the idealistic hopes of those Obama zealots of 2008'
Tim Edwards: But Judge
Wall's comments are not in
line with Tory thinking
Alexander Cockburn: The
March on Washington was
about jobs and freedom.
What was ever achieved?
Alexander Cockburn charts
the demise of the American
left since the heady days
of Greensboro 1960
New Mexico is the latest US State to abolish the death penalty, but instead convicts are being locked away until they die, a fate that leaves them with far less chance of commutation
A judge who was a hero to the veterans of the civil rights struggle goes on trial accused of favours-for-influence deals
Confiscating driving licences and passports from absent fathers
145 years separate these two photos – a slave beaten near to death, and a young senator elected 44th President of the United States. This is the story of the African Americans' journey from degradation to dignity