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Posted on: Apr 20, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

The only crime that makes it to court is revealing the national security state's secrets.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2014, Source: TomDispatch.com

Obsessed with missing planes and a "new Cold War," TV news people are missing the stories right under their noses.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

'No, Virginia. Flight 370 was not commandeered by aliens. And Vladimir Putin is not Joseph Stalin's younger brother.'

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Our man on the inside gives advice too secret to ignore.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2014, Source: TomDispatch.com

There's so much choice out there.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

The 'polar vortex' is giving insane climate change deniers more reason to do nothing as planet burns.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The battle field has embedded itself chillingly in our civilian world.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

"Hacking into your partner's email is, by definition, bad manners."

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Our covert actions in Africa will have lots of unintended consequences.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: TomDispatch.com

12 years in Afghanistan, down the memory hole.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

Obama is just the latest U.S. politician to tell the world just how exceptional we are.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

Study up! There will be a test.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

We've heard plenty about terrorists. Time to talk about the 'terrarists' and make them pay for their crimes.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The spread of nuclear weapons has continued unabated since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Posted on: May 7, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

America may very well be the last empire, because the planet can't sustain any more.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2013, Source: TomDispatch.com

Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' chronicles the assassination squads, private armies, and drone attacks that have turned America into a kind of Murder, Inc.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2013, Source: TomDispatch.com

In an age of news staff cutbacks and dropping revenue, it’s so much cheaper to focus attention at where the eyeballs are going to be.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The U.S. is in less danger from external enemies than at any moment in the last century. So our security state demands we invent some.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

We must strain to civilize ourselves and this country, and that means remembering our crimes against humanity.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

“There is no planet B.” That is why hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, should be out in the streets demanding that our leaders begin to attend to climate change before it’s too late.

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