Stories by Natasha Lennard

Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email [email protected] subscribe to Natasha Lennard's feed

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: Salon

In a world where our every action can be traced, catalogued and digitized, there's something eerily mysterious about something so large vanishing without a clue.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Salon

Kelly Thomas, schizophrenic and homeless, cried for his dad as he was beaten. His assaulters were found not guilty.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: Salon

The political theorist and linguist slams the agreement that has little to do with free trade.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2014, Source: Salon

New report shows prevalence of brushes with criminal justice system falls along race and gender lines.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2013, Source: Salon

Chomsky on the NSA, earth's destruction and more.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2013, Source: Salon

In yet another case of defying the limits of physiology, 17-year-old Jesus Huerta died in Durham police custody.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2013, Source: Salon

Then they handcuffed him before seeking medical attention.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2013, Source: Salon

In just the latest police shooting to reach headlines, a 59-year-old was reportedly shot while complying with cops.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: Salon

California backtracks on RFID chips in drivers’ licenses.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: Salon

Vast network of metadata on 4 billion calls each day stored by the phone company can be sifted by the drug agency.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: Salon

Top secret document leaked by Snowden shows aims, successes and failures of $52 billion intelligence nexus.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2013, Source: Salon

NSA in action? Joint Terrorist Task Force searched house based on innocent Googling of backpacks and pressure cookers, couple says.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: Salon

Controversial security expert Steven Randam says anyone engaging in protesting will have their data tracked ... and more.

Posted on: May 29, 2013, Source: Salon

Tea partiers are not alone. The IRS has vigorously waged its own "War on Drugs".

Posted on: May 25, 2013, Source: Salon

Advocates see potential "sea change" now that government crackdown on leaks includes framing journalism as a crime.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: Salon

David Sal Silva was reportedly seen and recorded being beaten to death by California police.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2013, Source: Salon

A lawful San Jose dispensary has been ordered to vacate in latest federal crackdown to challenge state laws.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2013, Source: Salon

Big Ag friend Sen. Roy Blunt has said he introduced the biotech rider and "worked with" Monsanto to do it.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Salon

A provison that protects the biotech giant from litigation passed Congress without many members knowing about it.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2013, Source: Salon

Following a telecom company's federal lawsuit, the government can no longer send National Security Letters.