With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

Glenn Greenwald


From "the most crucial voice to have entered the political discourse in years" (Bill Moyers) and the journalist who broke the tale on NSA spying courses comes a scathing critique of the two-tiered process of justice that has emerged in America

From the nation's beginnings, the legislation was once to be the nice equalizer in American existence, the guarantor of a typical algorithm for all. yet over the last 4 many years, the main of equality earlier than the legislations has been successfully abolished. as a substitute, a two-tiered approach of justice guarantees that the country's political and fiscal category is nearly immune from prosecution, approved to behave with no restraint, whereas the politically powerless are imprisoned with better ease and in larger numbers than in the other state within the world.

Starting with Watergate, carrying on with on during the Iran-Contra scandal, and culminating with Obama's protective of Bush-era officers from prosecution, Glenn Greenwald lays naked the mechanisms that experience come to guard the elite from responsibility. He indicates how the media, either political events, and the courts have abetted a approach that has produced torture, struggle crimes, family spying via the NSA, and monetary fraud.
Cogent, sharp, and pressing, this can be a no-holds-barred indictment of a profoundly un-American method that sanctions immunity on the most sensible and mercilessness for everybody else.

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