Tag: Tom Dispatch
Why the NSA’s reaction to Snowden hints at a future that is closer to 1984 than even Orwell could have imagined.
Move over, Dear Abby. Colonel Manners answers your questions on the etiquette of war, nuclear threats, and civilian surveillance.
Entering an era where “homeland security” no longer stays in the homeland: it’s mobile, it’s rapid, and it’s international.
Wounded veterans face a long road to recovery.
How the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan first silenced our soldiers and then defeated them.
John Kerry is a figure of his times (and that’s not a good thing).
Journey to the center of a refugee camp.
When the FBI hires hackers and hacking tools, it’s because they don’t have any other choice.
What happens when the weather morphs into man-made violence, becomes a terrorist?
Dilip Horo writes about America’s impotence in front of the deepening quagmire in the Middle East.
What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought.
The future of U.S. security depends on freeing Bradley Manning, not punishing him.
Why climate change won’t wait for the president.
Before there was mansplaining, there was Rebecca Solnit’s 2008 critique of male arrogance. Reprinted here with a new introduction.
An unprecedented expansion of authority has created a new role for the president: Assassin-in-Chief.
A lesson in Republican math.
How we cured the “culture of poverty” but not culture itself.