Want an easy job with little supervision and the power to steamroll personal privacy? Look no further than FISA, explains Mark Fiore through his latest political ‘toon. Continue reading
Democracy & Government
The importance of democracy and politics in our daily lives is a driving force behind our journalism, whether it’s an ongoing examination of the political engineering of inequality or exposing the revolving door of power and influence that spins individuals in and out of jobs in the public and private sectors. Below are a variety of programs and interviews that illustrate democratic principles and the ways in which they’ve come under fire and been defended. Be inspired, encouraged, and alarmed… but mostly be aware.
EXPLORE Democracy & Government
The Senate immigration reform bill increases funding to expand U.S. border surveillance — including controversial 24/7 domestic drones. Continue reading
After journalist James Rosen was called a “co-conspirator” by the government after reporting leaked information, could those who print Edward Snowden’s disclosures face prosecution? Continue reading
Professor and activist Lawrence Lessig tells Bill that government should be utilizing technology to protect our liberties as much as it does to invade our privacy. Continue reading