Only stupid people say torture works — and one of them is sitting in the White House.
The president didn’t just want the FBI to stop investigating his friend Mike Flynn. He wanted it to arrest journalists.
Turns out the art of the deal is to make rather inartful threats.
While Trump fumes, intelligence insiders leak the real story.
Rapidly developing technology exposes communities of color to near-constant surveillance and over-policing.
The feds dropped the ball on a key terrorism case, so now they’re going after privacy itself.
Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Franz Kafka, and Ray Bradbury long ago explained how the system would work once those in authority got their act together and the technology to spy on us all.
Sooner or later, if citizens are going to support further wars and impingements on their own civil liberties, they need red meat.