I will not vote for pro-death president

by Nat Hentoff -- On the one hand, I cannot vote to re-elect President Barack Obama, who more than any other president in our history continuously exceeds the constitutional limitations of the more…

On-campus muzzles – this is America?

by Nat Hentoff -- Most of the purported news we get about our nation's higher education is about the ponderous tuition debt that accompanies many college graduates. But Americans are entitled to more…

Republicans urge free speech on campus

by Nat Hentoff -- With the elections imminent and rivalries fiercely cresting, I was surprised and very pleased to find this on page 12 of the Republican Party's national platform: "We oppose more…

Rule of law an endangered concept

by Nat Hentoff -- With President Barack Obama urgently explaining to us why he must remain in office to complete his regeneration of the nation, he particularly anticipates – as he told more…

Americans: Ignorant of who we are

by Nat Hentoff -- I'm surprised that with all the warfare under way about teacher tenure and performance evaluation, together with standardized testing and schools as dropout factories, there has been hardly more…

Remember Gitmo: Obama doesn't want you to

by Nat Hentoff -- George W. Bush and Dick Cheney's legacy of our military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – long regarded globally as a caricature of America's prideful rule of law more…

NYPD: George Orwell Award winner

by Nat Hentoff -- If there were a global George Orwell Award for the vastest city police surveillance apparatus, New York City, where I live and work, would win this tracking and more…

4th-Amendment-protecting smartphones

by Nat Hentoff -- Former constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald has become a leading illuminator of how George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Barack Obama have made "Extremism normalized" (Salon.com, July 31) in more…

Police scan us – soon we'll scan them

by Nat Hentoff -- Very soon you will be able to go to the airport and not cower at having a Homeland Security cop rummage around your private parts or command you more…