Just-released documents challenge Trump's hotel success claims

Newly released documents from the General Services Administration (GSA) obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund through a public records request and lawsuit provide new insight into Donald Trump's repeated claims about the success of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Washington Post: Want to protest on public property in front of the new Trump hotel? You’ll have to ask Trump first.

If Trump wins the election, the arrangement would create a remarkable scenario in which the president of the United States could block protests in front of his hotel, just down the street from the White House.

Baltimore’s covert spy plane program: a national crossroads for privacy and free speech

Using private funding, the Baltimore Police Department was able to use the dragnet surveillance technology off-the-books.

Lawsuits Filed Over Donald Trump's Privatization of Pennsylvania Avenue, “America’s Main Street”

Civil Rights Group Challenges Buffer Zone that Restricts Free Speech at New Trump International Hotel Read more

How the FBI greenlighted the crackdown on Black Lives Matter

Federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies, under the Obama administration, are continuing to fuel and encourage a repressive crackdown on peaceful demonstrators. Read more

Telling the truth after the Orlando massacre: Counter-terrorism funding and authority is systematically abused

We have been outraged by the cynical abuse of this attack by right-wing politicians who care more about beefing up unconstitutional law enforcement practices and spreading anti-Muslim bigotry than stopping anti-gay violence.

Remembering people's lawyer Michael Ratner, 1943-2016

He devoted his entire life to fighting for radical change in America, as well as an internationalist supporting the struggles of people everywhere demanding liberation and justice.