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Call # JC599.U5 I82 2003
Title It's a free country : personal freedom in America after September 11 / edited by Danny Goldberg, Victor Goldberg, and Robert Greenwald
Imprint New York : Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2003
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Descript. xi, 335 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Originally published: New York : RDV Books, c2002. With new pref
Subject Civil rights -- United States
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
Alt Author Goldberg, Danny
Goldberg, Victor (Victor S.)
Greenwald, Robert
OCLC # 52838856
Table of Contents
 Preface to the Paperback Edition / Janeane Garofalo1
 Forward: Lift Every Voice / Cornel West3
 Introduction / Danny Goldberg5
 The Ashcroft Raids / David Cole13
 More Safe, Less Free: A Short History of Wartime Civil Liberties / Ira Glasser20
 A Primer: Wartime Erosion of Civil Liberties / Howard Zinn34
 Expert Perspective on Civil Liberties Curtailment: An Interview with Nat Hentoff / David Silver37
 It's Empire versus Democracy / Tom Hayden46
 Conservatives and Liberals Unite to Conserve Liberty and Security / Nadine Strossen56
 The Sorrow and the Pity of Racial Profiling / Ralph Temple74
 Poem: Self-Evident / Ani DiFranco82
 Selections from House Floor Statements / Jerrold Nadler91
 Freedom Versus Security Issues / Bob Barr96
 Our Loss of Civil Liberties in a Post-September 11 World / Maxine Waters99
 The "Secret" War Against Civil Liberties / Anthony Romero107
 America: "Land of the Free"? / Norman Siegel116
 Casualties of War: Anti-Terror Hysteria / Ramona Ripston123
 The Danger of Remaining Silent / Donna Lieberman, Wickham Boyle133
 Cartoon / Matt Groening139
 The Misuse of "Intelligence" in the Name of Security / Michael Isikoff143
 "Patriochialism": September 11 and the Death of Debate / Michael Tomasky154
 How the Media Threatens Civil Liberties / Danny Schechter162
 Cartoon / David Rees171
 Standing Up for Democracy / Robert Greenwald175
 All I Am Saying Is Give War a Chance: The Private Correspondence Between Michael Moore and George W. Bush / Michael Moore178
 Civil Liberties and Bare Breasts: Me and My John Post-September 11 / Janna Malamud Smith184
 Politics of Retribution / Steve Earle189
 Military Justice Is to Justice as Military Music Is to Music / Alan M. Dershowitz195
 Is This a Dark Age for Fundamental Legal Protection? / Michael Ratner199
 Human Rights and the Campaign against Terrorism / Kenneth Roth221
 Military Tribunals / Arthur N. Eisenberg233
 Dehumanization via Indefinite Detention / Judith Butler243
 National and International Court Systems To Fight Terror / Anne-Marie Slaughter258
 A Bully Can Be Stopped / Tim Robbins271
 Tale of the Mustafas / Dan B. Gerson276
 The Weight of a Nation / Andrew Kirkland280
 Horror at Home: An Innocent Victim's Story / Michel Shehadeh284
 Academic Freedom and Free Speech in the Wake of September 11 / Sami Al-Arian288
 The Return of Xenophobia - An Asian-American Commentary / Helen Zia295
 How Muslims Have Been Hurt by Governmental Action Since 9/11 / Mohammed Sohail305
 Racial Profiling in the Pursuit of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. / Mervat F. Hatem313
 Braving the Storm: American Muslims and 9/11 / Hodan Hassan321
 A Fear of Flying / Asma Gull Hasan324
 The Japanese Internment Experience / Lillian Nakano331