NYCLU Applauds State Legislature for Ending Prison-Based Gerrymandering

The New York Civil Liberties Union today praised the State Legislature for including in the budget a provision that ends the practice of prison-based gerrymandering – inflating the population of electoral districts with prisons in them by counting incarcerated people where they are confined, not where they are from. NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said: […]

Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist? (Please help us figure it out)

(excerpt from) The Atlantic Wire Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist? by Max Fisher on July 26, 2010 Most political journalists are also nerds, so it was probably only a matter of time until someone started debating the politics of Star Wars. This particular discussion started when an official with the Canadian prime minister’s office […]