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NYPD Muslim spying under new scrutiny in federal court
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Posted in Salon on 2 October 2013
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BY NATASHA LENNARD

Along with the development of the NYPD’s “mini-CIA” after 9/11 came the shift towards constitution-defying preemptive policing.

Captain America in a turban
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Posted in Salon on 11 September 2013
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I settled on a rock in Central Park, the New York skyline behind me. A glassy new skyscraper neared completion in its stretch toward the skies. I was striking a few poses in my superhero costume when a young boy perched higher on a rock chimed in.

The right’s bigoted crusade against Al Jazeera America
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Posted in Salon on 28 August 2013
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BY DAVID SIROTA

“The Muslims are coming!” That is the tongue-in-cheek name of a new documentary by Muslim comedians. But it is also the deadly serious shriek echoing through the American right in response to the launch of Al Jazeera America.

Law used to detain David Miranda frequently targets Muslims
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Posted in Salon on 20 August 2013
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BY IMRAN AWAN

As has been reported, Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner, David Miranda, was detained at Heathrow airport this weekend, in London under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

GOP’s rodeo of racism blows up
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Posted in Salon on 13 August 2013
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Anti-Obama ugliness resurges as birther-in-chief Donald Trump joins top Republicans in Iowa. Coincidence? It’s been quite a week for anti-Obama racism. At the Missouri State Fair Sunday, rodeo fans cheered to see a “clown” in an Obama mask get run down by a bull.

Former Gitmo guard meets with ex-inmates to apologize
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Posted in Salon on 6 August 2013
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Guilt after time working at Camp X-Ray prompted ex-soldier to reach out to former inmates. Brandon Neely, 29, was a guard at Camp X-Ray when hundreds of detainees were held in grueling conditions in the open-air cages when the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay naval base opened.

Kelly’s creative writing: Stop-and-frisk and Muslim surveillance are wonderful!
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Posted in Salon on 23 July 2013
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BY ALEX PAREENE

A paragraph-by-paragraph rebuttal to NYPD Commissioner and would-be Homeland Security Chief Ray Kelly’s WSJ op-ed.

Nominee for Calif. student regent draws rare ire
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Posted in Salon on 18 July 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California’s governing board plans to vote Wednesday on a new student member who would be the first practicing Muslim to hold the post and whose nomination is being vigorously opposed by some Jewish groups.

North Carolina GOP Is Using An Anti-Sharia Bill To Sneak Through Extreme Abortion Restrictions
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Posted in Salon on 3 July 2013
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By Katie McDonough, Salon.com

The antiabortion additions to the measure were announced unexpectedly during a committee meeting late Tuesday.

Civil rights groups sue NYPD over Muslim spying
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Posted in Salon on 19 June 2013
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Civil rights lawyers will urge a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims to be unconstitutional, order police to stop their surveillance and destroy any records in police files.