Zoë Carpenter is The Nation’s assistant Washington editor. She has written for Rolling Stone, Guernica and the Poughkeepsie Journal, and has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and other media outlets. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.
Senators John McCain and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a measure to prevent the CIA from evading the bans on torture that are already law.
What began as isolated ideological attacks is looking more and more like a wholesale gutting of the state’s public colleges.