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Glenn Greenwald

If anything, reporting on the NSA’s overreach has revealed just how dangerous to our freedoms the agency’s surveillance practices really are.

Army trucks

Your tax dollars at work keeping you in the dark.

Mike McConnell

Defense contractors and the government officials that pay them are more than happy to preserve the threat of attack—to their financial benefit. 

Why aren’t film director Kathryn Bigelow’s claimed government sources, including employees of the CIA, in jail like Bradley Manning?

From Arab bandits to TV terrorists, the history of Islamophobia in US popular culture is long and ugly.

A discussion with the author of The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America, the master narrative of our national security myth.

The easy invocation of "terrorism"--whether by pundits or political leaders--is not just sloppy use of language. It is precisely targeted phrasing intended to terrorize dissent.

The 9/11 Commission's startling follow-up report that savages the Bush Administration's inadequate efforts to protect the country from terrorism was met by the media with a collective yawn. And so we remain vulnerable, amazed and, if sensate, terrified.

Blogs

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on how the pundits and politicians have failed us for fourteen Veterans Days straight.

November 11, 2014

Eric on The New Yorker Festival and Reed on the lazy Beltway boosterism of Leon Panetta's new book.

October 14, 2014

The word “homeland,” he says, will “get us further into wars."

September 12, 2014

Here at home, those charged with protecting our press freedom are endangering it instead. 

August 27, 2014

Reed on Iraq and the US establishment press.

June 18, 2014

Journalists from Politico and The Washington Post disagree about what happened when an American muslim woman asked a simple question at a Heritage Foundation panel.

June 18, 2014

From Bergdahl to the Las Vegas cop killers, Fox and friends enter Orwell’s “Eastasia.”

June 16, 2014

Bush says these veterans are ‘overcoming their decision to volunteer’ for wars that he started, and no one’s questioning his photo op celebration. 

May 2, 2014

Greg Mitchell recalls the good, the bad and the ugly in press coverage of the Iraq War.

March 17, 2014

The new (surprise) hit movie Lone Survivor has sparked an important conversation. 

January 16, 2014