NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Emails

The NSA turns its giant machine brains to the task of sifting through unimaginably large troves of data. But ask the NSA, as part of a freedom of information request, to do a simple search of its own employees' email? The agency says it doesn’t have the technology.

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Detroit, the New Greece

For a while policy discourse was completely “Hellenized” — everyone was Greece, or was about to turn into Greece. And this intellectual wrong turn did huge damage to prospects for economic recovery.

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When Prisoners Protest

Why should you be concerned about the inhumane conditions of prolonged solitary confinement with all the social, emotional and mental deterioration that it entails? Well, every year men from supermax prisons are released directly from the vacuum of their cells into free society.

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