Mother Jones' Lauren Williams writes that Martin Luther King Jr.'s superlative "I Have a Dream" speech "is not free, alas." It will not be in the public domain until 2038, and until then, commercial enterprises wishing to use it must pay his estate a hefty fee.
Mother Jones' Lauren Williams rounds up outrageous examples of blatant voter discrimination that were blocked by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act -- a key provision that the Supreme Court eviscerated in June.
Mother Jones' Lauren Williams checks in on recent revisions to a photo-ID bill in the North Carolina Legislature. She explains why it just may be the nation's most onerous and restrictive voter-ID law in recent history.