James C. Harrington

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The Growing De-Constitutionalized Zone

Five Years after 9/11, our Civil Liberties are at Risk... From the Government

Five years after the horrific September 11 tragedy, the federal government poses as great a threat to our constitutional democracy as do ruthless terrorists. The Bush administration has manipulated that terrible calamity and pandered to fear to expand its power … Read More

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From La Casita to LUPE

The Observer was barely into its teens when the farm worker movement in Texas came alive in the mid-1960s, and it has been the movement’s most consistent chronicler since then. There had been earlier agricultural organizing efforts—most notably, the several … Read More

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Don't Mess With the Texas Bill of Rights

The voters of Texas should defeat Proposition 12 on the September 13th ballot. Proposition 12 is nothing but a naked attempt by the state’s monied interests to repeal part of our Texas Bill of Rights. It would abolish a critical … Read More

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Bill of Rights Terrorized

In the two months since the horrific September 11 tragedies, the Administration has moved doggedly to undercut one constitutional protection after another in the U.S. Bill of Rights. Often, it uses executive orders to bypass Congress and the judicial system. … Read More

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