Features related to deep state

  • August 5, 2014

    As an inquiry into the complex subject of international terrorism, the 9/11 Commission’s 10th anniversary reprise falls far short — but it does serve official DC’s purpose. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2014

    The ACLU’s Ben Wizner discusses his growing concern with our surveillance state, what could happen if NSA programs aren’t rolled back and the deep impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Blog

    National security and law enforcement aren’t the only areas where the state often operates unseen from the public. Other parts of the government also operate secretly. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Blog

    POGO’s executive director writes that “a lot of this corruption (the revolving doors, lobbying activities and campaign contributions, for instance) is legal. Mull that over: We’ve passed laws allowing the “Deep State” to not only exist, but also to flourish.” Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Blog

    The cultural critic says the deep state is symptomatic of a neoliberal revolution, where misguided economics drive politics and the welfare state is gutted. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Blog

    The historian says in the ‘Bill-W.-Obama’ era, a neoliberal consensus defines American politics, with an emphasis on an expansive, militarized foreign policy. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Blog

    The bond between the private security industry and the government is soldered by plutocracy, perpetual war, reduction of industrial capacity, US exceptionalism and political malfunction. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014 | Moyers & Company

    Former GOP congressional analyst Mike Lofgren talks to Bill about America’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Also, an exclusive essay on the Deep State, by Lofgren. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2014

    In a must-read essay, former GOP congressional analyst Mike Lofgren analyzes America’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2014 | Moyers & Company

    This week, former GOP Congressional Analyst Mike Lofgren joins Bill to talk about what he calls our “deep state,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Watch the full show now » Continue reading