Security State

This Is a Cop. In America.
The disturbing trend toward secrecy in American policing
August 14, 2014

The two reasons for this trend are equally depressing.

Those War-Ready Cops in Ferguson Are 9/11's Awful Legacy—and Your Taxes Are Paying for It
August 14, 2014

Local police departments have been given an insane amount of money and military-grade weaponry.

Edward Snowden: Exemplar of the Beltway's Economic Boom
Washington is full of high-earning contractors just like him
June 10, 2013

Edward Snowden is ready for his Rorschach test. Is he Benedict Arnold or Tom Paine, Daniel Ellsberg or Bradley Manning (or Aaron Swartz)?