A new NSA whistleblower accuses the White House of violating the Constitution, the implications for the "Facebook Cop" on private policing, the reasons why it's wrong to think women don't like superhero comics, and more...
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July 22, 2014
New Surveillance Whistleblower: The NSA Violates the Constitution
A former Obama administration official calls attention to unaccountable mass surveillance conducted under a 1981 executive order.
Conor Friedersdorf
The 'Facebook Cop' and the Implications of Privatized Policing
Is the law applied evenly when a company foots the bill?
Joe Pinsker
The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence
In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.
Robinson Meyer
The Surprisingly Savvy Weird Al Internet Machine
Actually, really, truly, the music parody master's wild success can teach us something about media in 2014.
Robinson Meyer
The Female Thor and the Female Comic-Book Reader
The stereotype that only men want to read superhero stories is wrong--but just how wrong?
Noah Berlatsky
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