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On Leak Prosecutions, Obama Takes it to 11. (Or Should We Say 526?)

James Risen is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist.

By Gabe Rottman
October 14, 2014

Countering Violent Extremism: Time for the Administration to Get It Right

Today President Obama took the unusual step of chairing a meeting of the U.N. Security Council.

By Zak Newman
September 24, 2014

Fearmongering NSA Reform

On June 5, 2013, Edward Snowden shocked the world, providing proof that Americans were being spied on by their own governm

By Neema Singh Guliani
September 24, 2014

The U.S. Government Can Brand You a Terrorist Based on a Facebook Post. We Can't Let Them Make up the Rules.

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By Arjun Sethi
September 2, 2014

Whistleblower Says CBP Has Culture of Impunity and Violence

Yesterday the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)

By Chris Rickerd
August 15, 2014

Are We Getting Fooled on Surveillance Reform?

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By Gabe Rottman
August 7, 2014

What Crack Cocaine Teaches Us About NSA Reform

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By Laura W. Murphy
July 31, 2014

How to Save $24 Billion and Fix Our Broken Justice System

Here's a hypothetical for you: Someone approaches you on the street and offers you a big stack of cash with no strings att

By Meghan Groob
July 29, 2014

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