William J. Astore takes this coronaviral moment as an opportunity to imagine a more democratic, less bellicose America.
Month: April 2020
COVID-19: DOJ Seeks to Exploit Emergency to Detain People Indefinitely
Trump’s Department of Justice is asking Congress to allow the attorney general to indefinitely detain people without trial in violation of the constitutional right of habeas corpus, writes Marjorie Cohn.
COVID-19: How Germany is Managing its Outbreak & Reacting with Disdain to Trump’s Policies
A “short time” system, which proved highly successful during the Great Recession of 2008-2012, is being used to prevent a wave of unemployment, Klaus W. Larres reports.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Doctors Warning on Assange in a Covid-19 Breeding Ground
In a prison cited for failing to curb infections, Doctors4Assange warn that Julian Assange is at high risk of contracting the deadly coronavirus.