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Lucy Steigerwald

Lucy Steigerwald is a Pittsburgh-based blogger, journalist and commentator. She’s a contributing editor and columnist for Antiwar.com, has written columns for VICE and Playboy. Follow her on Twitter @LucyStag


Obama was right to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence Rare Politics Obama was right to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 9:53pm, January 17
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Donald Trump has no interest in the Fourth Amendment Rare Politics Donald Trump has no interest in the Fourth Amendment Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:34pm, January 5
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Why Donald Trump’s threat to revoke citizenship is something uniquely disturbing Rare Politics Why Donald Trump’s threat to revoke citizenship is something uniquely disturbing Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 11:26am, November 30
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On marijuana, Obama is a huge hypocrite "War on drugs" On marijuana, Obama is a huge hypocrite Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 1:21pm, March 20
Why America should end economic sanctions in Cuba – and everywhere else Rare Liberty Why America should end economic sanctions in Cuba – and everywhere else Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:31pm, December 19
Now we’re watching Big Brother – will it make a difference? Police state Now we’re watching Big Brother – will it make a difference? Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 2:52pm, December 16
Don’t let politics stop us from fixing policing after Eric Garner’s death Police state Don’t let politics stop us from fixing policing after Eric Garner’s death Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:48pm, December 5
Why Hunger Games beats the pants off of Twilight Rare Entertainment Why Hunger Games beats the pants off of Twilight Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:26pm, December 2
How to prevent the next Ferguson Police state How to prevent the next Ferguson Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 1:11pm, November 26
The trouble with sex offender registries Police state The trouble with sex offender registries Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:51pm, November 13
Can Congress even touch America’s out-of-control spies and feds? Police state Can Congress even touch America’s out-of-control spies and feds? Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 1:26pm, November 3
Officer Darren Wilson may be innocent – but that doesn’t let cops off the hook Police state Officer Darren Wilson may be innocent – but that doesn’t let cops off the hook Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 11:45am, October 27
Why Rock the Vote is a special kind of awful Self-important celebs Why Rock the Vote is a special kind of awful Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:37pm, October 9
Obama decides civilian casualties are so five minutes ago Foreign policy Obama decides civilian casualties are so five minutes ago Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:50pm, October 2
The one thing Eric Holder almost got right Crime and punishment The one thing Eric Holder almost got right Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:25pm, September 25
Why we never learn anything from 9/11 – especially about foreign policy Foreign policy Why we never learn anything from 9/11 – especially about foreign policy Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:36pm, September 11
Why liberals fear Hunger Games – and other young adult novels Why liberals fear Hunger Games – and other young adult novels Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:30pm, September 4
No, progressives, we don’t need a police czar after Ferguson Crime and punishment No, progressives, we don’t need a police czar after Ferguson Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:49pm, August 28
Don’t let James Foley’s death lead to more folly in Iraq Foreign policy Don’t let James Foley’s death lead to more folly in Iraq Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:15pm, August 21
Your mindless partisanship is why we can’t have nice criminal justice reform Broken bureaucracy Your mindless partisanship is why we can’t have nice criminal justice reform Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:35pm, August 14
If you can’t trust the FBI crime lab, America, you have a problem Crime and punishment If you can’t trust the FBI crime lab, America, you have a problem Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:37pm, August 11
Do liberals have the stomach to repeal victimless gun crimes? Guns Do liberals have the stomach to repeal victimless gun crimes? Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:58pm, August 1
Governments could cut HIV infections by a third using this one weird trick Regulation nation Governments could cut HIV infections by a third using this one weird trick Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:39pm, July 24
This woman was arrested because she let her daughter go play in the park – in America What's wrong with people This woman was arrested because she let her daughter go play in the park – in America Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 3:06pm, July 21
Louisiana still loves the war on drugs "War on drugs" Louisiana still loves the war on drugs Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 2:03pm, July 10
Government should keep its mitts off my little red book You're not helping Government should keep its mitts off my little red book Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 4:18pm, July 7
American cops try to cover up their spying Our right to know American cops try to cover up their spying Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 1:40pm, June 26
Let’s all calm down about illegal immigration Immigration Let’s all calm down about illegal immigration Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 2:33pm, June 20
America, don’t go back to Iraq Rare News America, don’t go back to Iraq Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 5:26pm, June 12
Legalizers are winning the war over pot – but now comes the hard part "War on drugs" Legalizers are winning the war over pot – but now comes the hard part Lucy Steigerwald, Rare Contributor 1:55pm, June 6