It cost $40 million to produce, documents serious wrongdoing, and doesn't threaten national security. Team Obama won't release it.
A community beset by crime, and the intrusive tools they're using in hopes of stopping it.
Daniel Ellsberg and other former leakers plead for current staffers to follow Edward Snowden's example.
A new ATF scandal is worse than Fast and Furious—and a test of the Obama Administration's commitment to transparency and accountability.
Remember when multiple Obama Administration figures said the NSA doesn't collect it? That wasn't true.
Former officials insist that employees are upset because President Obama hasn't visited to show his support.
The MSNBC host should revisit the interview so his viewers know the truth.
A total of eight prominent tech companies are urging President Obama and Congress to rein in the surveillance state.
Credential-obsessed overachievers should focus on learning rather than beating out their classmates for a finite number of As.
A thought experiment for the surveillance agency's former lawyer
The rogue surveillance bureaucrat revealed a trove of American secrets, cracked Japanese code, coerced Western Union into turning over cables, and won big at poker.
What would journalism look like without conventional standards of objectivity? An interview with Jay Rosen about the quarter-billion-dollar experiment he's joining
A defense of the icon in three verses
Journalists opposed to the surveillance state are accused of sensationalism and withholding context. But unlike our critics, we're eager for the whole truth to out.
Questioning the claim that Americans now are more vulnerable to terrorism, and probing its implications
The Obama Administration touts an improved customer experience. But there's reason to fear that it's illusory.
Its targets extend beyond suspected terrorists—and some rhetoric that the First Amendment would protect is singled out.
Congress was surprised to find that a federal intelligence agency they'd scarcely heard of was bigger and more powerful than one that they'd created.
The financial crisis, Obamacare, and disinterest in fixing dysfunction in the system
10 unsatisfying rules for disagreeing with friends and family over the holidays