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Government surveillance news and analysis from The Nation
April 6, 2017
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March 17, 2017
How To Fight for Your Rights and Privacy Online
Contact Congress, call the FCC, and stay engaged.
January 4, 2017
What Is the Fate of the First Amendment in the Digital Age?
Freedoms of speech and of the press are some of the first victims of today’s surveillance regime. They are also some of the best defenses against it.
December 13, 2016
Was Obama Silicon Valley’s President?
The industry pinned its hopes on him early on.
December 5, 2016
Trump’s Transition Team Is Dirty, and It’s Dark
Trump has packed his transition team with corporate executives and lobbyists, and he doesn’t want you to know what they’re doing.
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December 5, 2016
9 Things Obama Can Do Before Leaving Office to Prepare for the Trump Takeover
In the next 40 days, the President can declassify secret documents, pardon whistle blowers, and punish high-level officials who abused their power.
December 1, 2016
Letters From the December 19-26, 2016, Issue
Return of the repressed… Book therapy… Happily enough ever after… Dylan revisited… Bentham’s revenge…
November 7, 2016
Americans Are Finding New Ways to Join the Surveillance State
Some of them aren’t pretty.
Patricia J. Williams
September 20, 2016
Edward Snowden Is the Perfect Candidate for a Presidential Pardon
It is time to act.
A pardon would recognize the public service that Snowden provided, without undermining the rule of law.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
September 8, 2016
5 Corporations Now Dominate Our Privatized Intelligence Industry
This unaccountable oligarchy of spies controls the information that guides our military and civilian leaders.