The Civil Liberties Minute (general)

What are the odds you'll be arrested this year?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ARREST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

Vote on this...

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FREE_ELECTION.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

How America chooses to kill people...

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PROPOFOL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Guess what your phone payments are being used for?

Direct download: NSA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Who shall we thank for the NSA?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PELOSI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

Surveillance in our hemisphere...

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: HEMISPHERE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Can the government take away...your crayons?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CRAYONS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

George Orwell comes to America.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: 1984.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

Ramsey Clark and Nadal Malik Hasan to meet on death row in Leavenworth?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: RAMSEY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Did San Antonio, over the religious right's opposition, join the 21st century?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SAN_ANTONIO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Should you fear your BOSS?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BOSS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Bradley Manning sentence…

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MANNING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Shall we pardon Barack Obama for this?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CLEMENCY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The government tries to intimidate Glen Greenwald.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: GREENWALD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

A Messiah is here…

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: NAME_GAME.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EST

Beware: The DEA SOD...

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SOD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The TSA, You, and VIPR…

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VIPR.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Lynn Stewart and compassionate release.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: LYNN_STEWART.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am EST

Don’t abort the right to abortion.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ABORTION_JULY_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Your right to speak - NOT!

Direct download: ERIC_HOLDER_JULY_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Strike!

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SOLITARY_JULY_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am EST

Raze the Prisons

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PRISONS_july_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Texas Tampons

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: TEXAS_july_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Dear Massachusetts Legislature…

Direct download: MASS_LEG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Cops violate the 3rd Amendment. How’d they do that?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: 3RD_AMEND.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Wait a minute, Mr. Postman…

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_POSTMAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:29pm EST

An inmate vs. the United States

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MILLBROOK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Solitary in Massachusetts

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SOLITARY_MASS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

The NSA: a bedtime story

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: NSA_BFG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

DOMA Down…Let’s celebrate!

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CELEBRATE_DOMA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

NAACP Field Secretary gunned down.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MEDGAR.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Glenn Greenwald introduces (literally) NSA spying.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SECTION_215_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

What the Supreme Court will decide this June.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SUPREME_COURT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

How will schools teach the story of Bradley Manning and David House?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MANNING_JUNE_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Who gets busted for smoking pot?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BLACK_AND_WHITE_POT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:27pm EST

This is Jeopardy. The category: presidential surveillance.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms." 

Direct download: JEOPARDY_PRESIDENT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Oh, just another rape. Ho hum, ho hum…

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PRISON_RAPE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am EST

Shall we celebrate Gideon?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms." 

Direct download: GIDEON.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The real cost of buying heart shaped balloons for your sweetie?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BALLOONS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

Is the news of the weird getting better or worse?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BIGFOOT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Why is the ACLU making a federal case out of panhandling?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PANHANDLING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Waiting to be executed for a crime he didn't commit (the new Florida Death Penalty bill). 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FLORIDA_DEATH_PENALTY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20am EST

A City and Country of Immigrants

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: IMMIGRANT_MAY_9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Sanford: A Sitcom Continues in the U.S. House of Representatives

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SANFORD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26am EST

Update: the hunger strike at GTMO

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: GUANTANAMO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The story on gays in the boy scouts: the next chapter.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BOY_SCOUTS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

Dateline: Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: GUANTAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

High School Sex Ed.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: HIGH_SCHOOL_SEX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

A quick quiz on drugs and crime. #2 pencils ready? Set, go.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: QUIZ_ON_CRIME_DRUG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Happily smoking a joint with some friends at a Hemp Fest in a state where possession is not a crime--what the XXXX happened!?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ONE_TOKE_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The bombings in Boston: heartsick at the carnage; heartened by bravery and compassion.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MARATHON.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

Can distributing condoms get you thrown out of college?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CONDOMS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Deporting immigrants to torture.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEPORTING_IMMIGRANTS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Kids teach high school administrators a lesson.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."


Direct download: KENTUCKY_TEXTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

The crime of walking while black.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DRIVING_BLACK_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

An open letter to Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: GAY_MARRIAGE_BRIAN_BROWN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Solitary confinement in ICE.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ICE_SOLITARY_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Windsor v. the United States aka the ACLU v. DOMA

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WINDSOR.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

When an American state wrongfully convicts and imprisons…

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEWEY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

Did you friend the police on Facebook?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FACEBOOK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

A quiz: which liberal said this? (Spoiler alert: not a liberal).

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SOLITARY_CONFINEMENT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:42pm EST

One of the dirty, not-so-secret secrets of the criminal justice system.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WHY_POLICE_LIE_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Should women be subject to the military draft?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DRAFT_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Want to hear the lie that judges tell jurors every day?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: JURY_NUL_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

Censoring license plates? Let’s ask…Spinal Tap.

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SPINAL_TAP_REVISED.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Look up in the sky. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…drone!

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SUPERMAN_DRONE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

I was accused of the most brutal murder in Maryland’s history.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEATH_PENALTY_FEB_7_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Once upon a time, in our mother’s house…

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: IN_OUR_MOHTERS_HOUSE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The law would be a great profession if it weren’t for clients…like Barack Obama.

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: OBAMA_GAY_MARRAIGE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Listen to what just happened in Vicco, Kentucky. Population: 335.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: KENTUCKY_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Should the film Zero Dark Thirty, about the finding and killing of Osama bin Laden, change its content to not endorse torture?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ZERO_DARK_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Republicans recipe for winning the 2016 presidential election?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ELECTORAL_REFORM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Has “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” actually been abolished?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DONT_ASK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

At airports, does the TSA still need a naked picture of you?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: TSA_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

We salute "The Middle Finger Salute."

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BIRD_2_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Paranoia and the 2016 presidential election.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VOTING_PARANOID.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Legal slavery in America in 2013.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SLAVERY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am EST

Can a female employee be fired because her male boss thinks she’s really hot?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WOMAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EST

Women subjected to full body cavity searches in public for littering--really?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WATCHTOWER.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am EST

Winning the vote, but losing the election.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: POPULAR_VOTE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Police shootings

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: POLICE_GUNS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What's an "auld lang syne" anyway?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: AULD_LANG_SYNE_REVISED.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Would you like to know how radio commentators try to influence your opinion?

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In memoriam: Muhammad Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The DOJ v. Colorado and Washington on marijuana.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In memoriam: George McGovern

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

It's the ACLU Holiday Carolers!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am EST

Was Florida guilty of racist voter suppression in the last election?

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Direct download: FLORIDA_VOTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What does the recent presidential election tell us about ourselves?

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EST

Why poor people have a chance in our legal system. In memoriam: Warren Rudman.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am EST

Here's your choice: go to church or go to prison.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

How could some Republicans be so sure that Mitt Romney was going to win?

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

In 2012, how did the Republicans lose the popular vote for the House of Reps, but end up with the majority of seats?

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In Brown v. Board of Education, which law clerk believed that the segregationists should have won?

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What happens if you flip the bird to a police officer?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_BIRD_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am EST

Post-election civil liberties agenda

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The right to vote is under attack...again.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Dear Mr. President...

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EST

Recidivism rules...unfortunately.

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Direct download: RECIDIVISM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm EST

Don't embalm free speech.

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