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The Wire: Snipped or Broadened?new

Is Bush really reversing domestic phone-spying course? Let's just say: don't dial up al-Qaeda just yet.
San Antonio Current  |  Keli Dailey  |  02-07-2007  |  Civil Liberties

Spying on Big Brothernew

Now you can find out if you're being surveilled by the FBI.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  12-08-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Terror-fying The Greensnew

Did investigators use post-9/11 warrantless wiretaps to bust accused eco-saboteurs?
Willamette Week  |  Angela Valdez  |  08-30-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Warranted Warrantsnew

Illegal wiretapping didn't "save the day" in England and it won't save democracy, either.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  08-23-2006  |  Civil Liberties

The Justice Department's Black Sitenew

The administration censors an internal probe of lawbreaking by the Oval Office and the NSA.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  06-07-2006  |  Politics

General Hayden in Bush's Pocketnew

The nimble former head of the National Security Agency soft-shoes his way to the CIA.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  05-31-2006  |  Politics

The NSA's Political Fictionnew

Most people cannot take apart a piece of rhetoric -- in this case, spying makes us safer -- and tell you whether its component parts are facts and evidence or merely seductive fiction.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Annalee Newitz  |  05-24-2006  |  Commentary

Hung Upnew

Facing a lawsuit and consumer questions about its role in the NSA spying program, AT&T isn't taking any calls.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  05-24-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Grapevine Justicenew

As we learn more and more about the scope and extent of the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping program, we're also learning how difficult it will be to challenge such domestic espionage in court.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  05-19-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Feel a Chill?new

New York City Police on filming protests: No harm, no foul.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  04-05-2006  |  Civil Liberties

An Unwanted Visitnew

A college professor in California believes he's being harassed by the FBI's terror unit because of his coursework on Venezuela.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Dan Abendschein  |  03-24-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Patriot Actnew

Rather than discussing the legality of the wiretaps and clarifying the issue for everyone, Republican leaders have hit Russ Feingold with thinly veiled accusations of treason.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  03-17-2006  |  Commentary

GOP vs. Feingold

Sens. Snowe and Hagel join the Bush cover-up, while Senator Feingold calls for censure, and some seek legal rulings that Bush's secret spying was illegal and unconstitutional.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  03-16-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Censure Will Save the Republic

The media is reporting that no Democrats are supporting Russ Feingold's resolution to censure Bush, but this simply isn't true.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  03-16-2006  |  Commentary

Wake-Up Callnew

As our country runs amok, the people sleep, hoping against hope that the government isn't tapping into their dreams.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Peter Byrne  |  03-10-2006  |  Commentary

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