Our cruel and usual criminal justice system

by Nat Hentoff -- When decisions in the Supreme Court are very close, Justice Anthony Kennedy's is usually the swing vote. He is neither automatically liberal nor conservative, but he does consider more…

Obama betrays future of our very lives

by Nat Hentoff -- I have been researching and reporting on Obamacare since its inception. Now I want as many readers as possible to have the most penetrating analysis yet on how more…

My choice for principal of the year

by Nat Hentoff -- Soon after I began reporting on education in the 1950s, I found the principal of Public School 119, an elementary school in Harlem. His office was always open more…

Who will teach our police the Bill of Rights?

by Nat Hentoff -- My primary hero of the full existence of the Constitution is George Mason, a Virginia delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Why him? He refused to sign the more…

Genocidal dictator tries to come to U.N.

by Nat Hentoff -- Over the years, I have reported often on President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan, against whom the International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants on charges of war more…