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Fool Me Once...

Emily Berman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Emily Berman

The American people deserve to hear a real debate about what government surveillance programs are doing in their name. Only then can we make an informed decision about whether the claimed security benefits of those programs justify their costs.

Obama, Bush, and the Patriot Act

David Bromwich | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

The tone of the present administration is more soothing than that of its predecessor. But ever since Obama gave his National Archives Speech, in May 2009, the continuities with Cheney-Bush have been unmistakable.