When Can A Soldier Disobey An Order?

By John Ford, War on the Rocks. -

In March 1968, a U.S. infantry platoon under the command of 2nd Lt. William “Rusty” Calley conducted a raid of a hamlet called My Lai in Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam. After taking the [...]

On Contact: Death Of The US Constitution

By Chris Hedges, On Contact, RTAmerica. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to constitutional scholar Bruce Fein about the death of our US Constitution. Ralph Nader, with constitutional scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, wrote [...]

DOJ Wants To Suspend Certain Constitutional Rights During Coronavirus Emergency

By Peter Wade, Informationclearinghouse.info -

The Trump Department of Justice has asked Congress to craft legislation allowing chief judges to indefinitely hold people without trial and suspend other constitutionally-protected rights during [...]

Is Assange Covered By The Same Constitutional Rights As U.S. Citizens?

By Angel Fox, Angelof-truth.com -

The U.S. government is attempting to set a dangerous precedent not only against journalists but its own Constitution by stating in last Thursday’s Assange hearing. They say that Julian Assange [...]

Piñera Signs Decree Calling Constitutional Referendum

By Telesur English. -

Chile's President Sebastian Piñera Friday signed the decree that summons the constitutional plebiscite on April 26, 2020, which will allow Chileans to decide whether or not they want a new [...]

Prolonged Protests In Panama Over Proposed Constitutional Reforms

By Popular Resistance. -

Protests in Panama started on October 22 when 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from the University of Panama marched to the National Assembly to protest proposed changes to the [...]

National Emergencies: Constitutional And Statutory Restrictions On Presidential Powers

By Cindy Cohn and Shahid Buttar, Electronic Frontier Foundation. -

When a president threatens to exercise the power to declare a national emergency, our system of checks and balances faces a crucial test. With President Trump threatening such a declaration in [...]

Democracy In Cuba: A Referendum On A New Constitution

By Staff, En.granma.cu -

On February 24, the Cuban people will vote in a popular referendum on the new Constitution. We offer some details of the process. ON February 24, the Cuban people, exercising their sovereignty, [...]

The Constitution And Homelessness

By Steve Martinot, Counterpunch.org -

When the police violate the US Constitution, are they criminal? In what court can their conduct be judged illegal? For recourse against crimes against the people for violation of the [...]

Kochs Bankroll Move To Rewrite The Constitution

By Staff, www.exposedbycmd.org -

By Staff of Exposed for CMD - A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, if 34 state [...]

A Constitution Corrupted

By Gavin O'Toole, www.nacla.org -

By Gavin O'Toole for NACLA - It is easy to understand scholarly and progressive interest in this year’s centennial of the Russian revolution, but harder to explain why there is little apparent [...]

Constitutional Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. To Proceed

By Julia Olson and Philip Gregory, www.static1.squarespace.com -

By Julia Olson and Philip Gregory for Our Children's Trust and Earth Guardian - Eugene, OR – Today, the federal court in Eugene, Oregon decided in favor of 21 youth plaintiffs in their [...]

Norwegian Youth Taking Gov To Court Over ‘Unconstitutional’ Arctic Drilling

By Lauren McCauley, www.medium.com -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Taking a page from young people in the United States and elsewhere who are standing up for their right to healthy environment, Norwegian youth on Monday [...]

This Is What Stop And Frisk Is, And Why It’s Unconstitutional

By Natasha Noman, www.mic.com -

By Natasha Noman for Mic - The controversial stop-and-frisk policy instituted by the New York Police Department in 1999 allowed law enforcement to stop any civilian on the street and search their [...]

Declaration on ‘Future Syrian Constitution’

By Staff, www.peaceinsyria.org -

From Peace in Syria. A second conference on the future constitution of Syria was held in Vienna, Austria from April 27 to 29, 2016. Since approx. three years the promoters of the international [...]

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