A British police unit is demonising peaceful protesters to stay in business.
A grotesque case of legal bullying using a 13th-Century law shows that in some respects we still haven’t shaken off feudalism.
England’s mediaeval libel laws are becoming a global menace to free speech
Crime is down, convictions are down, but the prisons are bursting. Why?
What has happened to Bush’s secret prisoners?
I didn’t get my man, but I helped to remind people what he’s done.
To win an injunction against protests at Heathrow airport, BAA used a law which threatens our democratic rights
Their over-representation in politics is partly responsible for a long sequence of oppressive laws.
US interrogators have devised a new form of torture. It debases the democracy they claim to be defending.
People should be as offensive as they wish. But in Britain the police can decide whose views to ban.
If governments really want to improve law and order, they should ban adverts for junk food
New technological advances could make us susceptible to perpetual surveillance
And hardly anyone is contesting the new clampdown
The new crime bill permits the police to stop almost any demonstration.
Big business is seeking the freedom to kill its workers
Little by little, democracy is being banned
The act which came into force this week could make terrorists of us all
New market “freedoms” need the help of old-fashioned authoritarianism
In the name of preventing violence, the government is being asked to ban peaceful protest
Corporations are asserting their “human rights” to exploit the rest of us.