Mike Ludwig of Truthout: The war on drugs has greatly expanded the powers of law enforcement, and Sessions seems reluctant to give up those powers.
Three undocumented activists in Vermont were arrested over the past week by ICE agents. Meanwhile in Texas, raids were conducted in response to policy changes in Austin.
Peter Sleeth is a veteran investigative reporter who covered the Iraq war for The Oregonian and helped the paper win a Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for breaking news. Now freelancing, his most recent piece for the Oregon Historical Quarterly is a profile of progressive-era activist Tom Burns.