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NSA surveillance news and analysis from The Nation
May 19, 2017
Joe Lieberman Is a Civil Libertarian’s Nightmare
The nation’s top law-enforcement officer shouldn’t have flagrant disregard for constitutional protections.
March 17, 2017
How To Fight for Your Rights and Privacy Online
Contact Congress, call the FCC, and stay engaged.
March 9, 2017
Letters From the March 27, 2017, Issue
Belafonte right on time… Unnatural selection… What are we for?… The fire last time… Snow job…
February 14, 2017
Edward Jay Epstein’s Alternative Facts
A new book suggests Snowden may have been a spy, but what it reveals is its author’s own duplicity.
January 23, 2017
Delusions of the US Intelligence Apparatus
A document released every four years shows a startling disconnect between US intelligence and the rest of the world.
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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 15, 2016
What Happened to the Change We Once Believed In
After two terms, Obama leaves behind a legacy of promises kept—and broken.
December 13, 2016
Was Obama Silicon Valley’s President?
The industry pinned its hopes on him early on.
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.
November 12, 2016
The Disillusionment of ‘Snowden’
Oliver Stone has told the story of a man’s painful awakening from ignorance over and over again.