At Liberty

23 EpisodesProduced by ACLU

At Liberty is a weekly podcast from the ACLU that explores the biggest civil rights and civil liberties issues of the day. Join host Lee Rowland, a former ACLU attorney, as she and guests try to make some sense of what’s going on in our country. A production of ACLU, Inc.

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What’s the Deal With Florida? (Episode 22)

November 15th, 2018

31:01
Florida seems perpetually to be at the center of the national conversation and news cycle. The current recount to determine the results of Florida's …

In Florida, a Historic Victory for Voting Rights (Episode 21)

November 7th, 2018

27:21
The midterm elections made a lot of news, but one result particularly stands out: Florida's vote on Amendment 4. In a historic change, Floridians …

Voting Rights and the Midterms (Episode 20)

November 1st, 2018

33:21
With the midterm elections only a few days away, voting rights advocates have been working furiously to ensure that the result will be the product of …

Tarana Burke and Alyssa Milano on the Future of #MeToo (Episode 19)

October 25th, 2018

30:24
One year ago this month, the first bombshell allegations against Harvey Weinstein appeared in The New York Times and The New Yorker. Shortly thereafter, #MeToo went viral on social media. But the origins of this …

Civil Liberties on the Midterm Ballot (Episode 18)

October 18th, 2018

31:07
The 2018 midterm elections will determine the fate of governorships nationwide, the party that controls Congress, and the outcome of hugely …

Affirmative Action and the Case Against Harvard (Episode 17)

October 11th, 2018

24:43
Harvard University is facing a lawsuit alleging that its undergraduate admissions practices unlawfully discriminate against Asian American …

Why the ACLU Opposes Kavanaugh (Episode 16)

October 2nd, 2018

22:58
The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has turned into a full-blown national drama, amid credible sexual misconduct allegations …

What Happens When Prisoners Go on Strike? (Episode 15)

September 27th, 2018

28:24
More than 2,000 firefighters battling the blaze in California this summer came from inside the state’s prison system. They were part of a national workforce of incarcerated people, paid pennies per hour and sometimes …

How the ‘War on Terror’ Corrupted America (Episode 14)

September 20th, 2018

26:42
America’s response to the 9/11 attacks have dominated our foreign policy, military priorities, and human rights record for 17 years now. Perhaps no …

Family Separation Update: Searching for Parents in Guatemala (Episode 13)

September 13th, 2018

24:57
More than a month ago, a federal court ordered the Trump administration to reunite immigrant children and parents it had separated at the U.S. border. Yet hundreds of children remain on their own in government custody, …
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