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In 1971, I helped burglarize an FBI office and leaked documents that exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s abuses of power. Here’s what that experience taught me.
And what happens when the problem escapes from behind bars.
Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime.
A win for the Edward Snowden documentary is a win for democracy.
The verdict by twelve New York City jurors may have wounded the PA and the PLO, but it cannot slow the drive for Palestinian rights.
Without knowing why disciplinary committees do what they do, we’re in the dark.
The domestic arms race in America is a one-way street—and the question is what awaits us up the road.
There’s only one problem with the rising crescendo of alarm about lone wolves: most of it simply isn’t true.
An interview with Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s attorney and his editor.
It’s not about whether systematic discrimination against Arab citizens should continue—it’s about whether it should be codified in explicitly racist legislation.