Thursday, November 9, 2006

The Twilight of Personal Liberty: Introduction to ‘A Permanent State of Emergency’

"The Twilight of Personal Liberty: Introduction to ‘A Permanent State of Emergency’"
by Michael E. Tigar.

Monthly Review 58 (November 2006):24-37.

In sum, the Patriot Act and its kindred laws revive the old criminal syndicalism, restraint of trade, and conspiracy laws that have been used against every progressive and liberationist movement in the United States including labor unions, socialist parties, and civil rights organizations.


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