The Civil Liberties MinuteTM podcasts—written and recorded each week by attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU’s western Massachusetts office—highlight threats to civil liberties and what you can do to protect freedom.

Civil liberties luminaries including Lilly Ledbetter, Baratunde Thurston, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Frances Crowe, Martín Espada, Ramsey Clark, and Louis Black introduce episodes.

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A Third Safe Country? | The Trump Administration’s claims about a “Safe Third Country” are an assertion without truth.

Donald Trump, William Barr, and the Death Penalty | After a 16 year hiatus, the DOJ has announced its intent to resume executions in time for Christmas.

Trump v. the Asylum Seekers | Trump’s recently announced rules, intended to prohibit people from Central America from seeking asylum, violate the laws of the United States as well as international law and treaties.

Let’s celebrate Megan Rapinoe | And the entire team. And let’s fight the gender bias.

The High School and the State Prison | An Amherst Massachusetts high School journalism class has taken on the state prison labor industry with two remarkable results.


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