Podcast: Are you sure you can vote this November?

It's scary: votes in this election may decide who gets to vote in the future.

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Legal advocates call for independent investigation of state drug lab scandal

Letter to Attorney General Coakley says public trust will best be served by avoiding any potential conflict of interest.

National ACLU president Susan Herman to speak Wednesday in Worcester, WBUR's David Boeri to receive Defender of Civil Liberties

Public reception takes place Oct. 24, 6pm, at The People's Kitchen; free and open to the public.

Podcast: The case of state drug lab chemist Annie Dookhan

State drug lab chemist Annie Dookhan allegedly falsified tests on samples involving hundreds of cases, but this scandal goes far beyond one person. We should not forget that our entire drug policy is in the grip of a 40-year, trillion-dollar, ineffective war on drugs and the prison industrial complex.

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Policing Dissent: Records reveal Boston Police spy on political and peace groups

Boston Police routinely spy on ordinary citizens engaged in peaceful, First Amendment-protected activity, creating criminal "intelligence reports" on lawful political activity of peace groups and local leaders, according to public records and surveillance video released today by the National Lawyers Guild Massachusetts Chapter and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts.

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