News and Features
It’s absurd to expect agency auditors to sort out confusing, outdated campaign finance laws and regulations.
In the name of homeland security, the US has spent seven years and untold dollars silencing one man.
In his film, Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill unveils America's extrajudicial, covert, transcontinental battlefield.
America’s covert warfare—a bizarre form of unconscious wish fulfillment—warrants Scahill’s unembedded, dogged, independent reporting.
His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins pulled off a huge upset in a state legislative race by showing that he cared.
The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.
JPMorgan Chase gamed the system to hide risky trades. Will Congress let them go free?
The Democratic senator is introducing legislation to break them up, but he’s in an uphill battle—against not only the GOP but his own party.
The tax savings of 19 US companies that park their money abroad would be more than enough to cover the $85 billion sequester cuts.
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- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth