Repealing the Magna Carta

New at Mother Jones:

Nick Turse on the Bush administration’s drive to dismantle our constitutional and legal system– effectively repealing the Magna Carta. (Read it.)

Winslow T. Wheeler wonders why, on a budget of $1 billion a day, the Pentagon supplies US troops with such lousy combat equipment. (Read it.)

Sara Catania profiles Ernie Chambers, the lone African American in the Nebraska legislature, who has been almost singlehandedly changing the state. (Read it.) Plus, an interview with Ernie Chambers. (Read it.)