Publish, Punish and Pardon

Publish, Punish and Pardon

Pratap Chatterjee TomDispatch In less than seven weeks, President Barack Obama will hand over the government to Donald Trump, including access to the White House, Air Force One, and Camp David. Trump will also, of course, inherit the infamous nuclear codes, as well as...
Publish, Punish and Pardon

Secret Laws Are a Threat to American Democracy

By Jeremy Carp Al Jazeera Last week, the Obama administration signaled that it would finally declassify a secret memo detailing its justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens living abroad. The announcement came just hours before the Senate voted to...
Action Alert: Demand the Truth About Drone Victims

Action Alert: Demand the Truth About Drone Victims

ACTION ALERT Ask your Representative to get the truth about drone victims. Urge them to co-sponsor H.R.4372 – The Targeted Lethal Force Transparency Act Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) – a member of the House Intelligence Committee – and Walter Jones (R-NC) – a member...
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The Al Qaeda Switchboard

By Lawrence Wright The New Yorker Edward Snowden has started a critical debate about the legality and the effectiveness of the N.S.A.’s practice of collecting unlimited records of telephone calls made to, from, and within the United States. Last month, two federal...