Sunday, February 22, 2004

Patriot Act -- Assault on Civil Liberties

Congress rushed to pass the ominously entitled "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001" (or so called Patriot Act) in the wake of the Sept. 11 attack. The New York Times reviews a slew of books that ponder: "the concern that under the threat of militant Islamic terrorism, we are handing over the keys of our souls to the state and corporations, and we don't even realize it."

Casualty of War - The Bush Administration's Assault on a Free Press. By David Dadge

The Naked Crowd - Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age. By Jeffrey Rosen

The Soft Cage - Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror. By Christian Parenti

Lost Liberties - Ashcroft and the Assault on Personal Freedom. Edited by Cynthia Brown

The War On The Bill Of Rights - And the Gathering Reistence. By Nat Hentoff

Enemy Aliens - Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism. By David Cole

The War On Our Freedoms - Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism. Edited by Richard C. Leone and Greg Anrig Jr.

Terrorism, Freedom, And Security - Winning Without War. By Philip B. Heymann

Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism [NY Times]

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