Behind the campaign to let felons vote.
Director turned rapist Roman Polanski was still a hot topic at the Cannes Film Festival in France last weekend. Naturally, many of us would have assumed this situation would have blown over by now after it appeared Polanski was to be forced back to the U.S. last fall. However, if he did not face justice [...]
Eldridge Cleaver was a man who made a significant imprint on our times, and not for the best. But I mourn his passing nonetheless.
I first met Eldridge when he was Ramparts magazines most famous and most bloodthirsty ex-con. “Im perfectly aware that Im in prison, that Im a Negro, that Ive been a rapist,” he [...]