• November 7, 2013
    What are your thoughts on being personally tracked, tapped or monitored? Is it ever justified?
  • October 31, 2013
    With friends like US, who needs enemies? The US "now resembles a rogue superpower to an increasingly resistant and restless world."
  • October 23, 2013
    In a special report, Alternet uncovers the hidden corporate cash behind America’s out-of-control national surveillance state and finds that Democratic leaders are full-fledged players, right along with Republicans.
  • September 12, 2013
    Dovish Republicans like Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) are turning away from the neoconservative wing of the party, and they're gaining support.
  • August 1, 2013
    Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch want to shield authors of toxic tax giveaways from the public view.
  • June 19, 2013
    David Sirota explains how private contractors like Booz Allen bankroll Congress and control the debate about security, surveillance and privacy.
  • June 12, 2013
    David Sirota argues that the national intelligence director has become "the embodiment of perjury before Congress."
  • May 20, 2013
    Chris Hedges writes that we must either defy the corporate state or accept our extinction as a species. He believes rebellion is the only way to remain fully human.
  • December 27, 2012
    From "Romnesia" to "Right to Work," linguist Geoffrey Nunberg decodes political buzzwords of 2012, including his pick for Word of the Year.
  • July 12, 2012
    The lawyer behind the Supreme Court victory outlawing mandatory life imprisonment of minors explains how age and race influence criminal justice.