For the millions who marched against the Iraq invasion, there's no solace in having been right, especially as the country falls apart again.
Old habits die-hard and the tendency of military-developed technologies to trickle down into policing and into major corporations is alive.
Occupy protesters wrongly arrested on New Year's Day 2012 will get a deserved $583,000 payout, but that's no great victory for dissent.
The president's new executive order will help just a fraction of young debtors. So maybe a massive student debt strike is the answer.
John Kerry threatened drone strikes should the Gitmo detainees return to conflict. But drone war is more dangerous than he lets on.
Alan Turing’s test set the bar for intelligence at convincing 30 percent of human judges that they are communicating with one of their own.
New initiatives launch to protect privacy, but Snowden's whistle-blowing is the most radical response to the surveillance state to date.
Lowering the number of stop-and-frisks has a negligible effect at best on the problem of marijuana arrests, even under Mayor Bill de Blasio.
We may not live under a military junta, but we can still take capitalism's representations of revolution for our own purposes.
Juan Carlos showed recently that he is completely out of touch with the current realities in Spain. Any monarch will be.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release has the exchange value of five "high-risk" detainees, because there can be no justice from Guantanamo.
We cannot ask whether clicktivism and events like #YesAllWomen work. We must ask what work they do.
In accepting Gen. Shinseki's resignation, Obama may have closed the scandal, but the national disgrace goes on.
A federal court rules that cops can't arrest you for filming them. But this doesn't end impunity or brutality.
In slamming Edward Snowden, the US secretary of state aligned patriotism with an allegiance to state institutions.
European Parliamentary results see dangerous gains for racists and fascists, and reveal the true crisis of liberalism.
The insertion of social media trends into political circumstances tells a complicated story about techno-capital and making history.
Keeping secrets does not prevent violence, it simply maintains a US monopoly over the shaping of violence.
It's not clear why the US government records its atrocities — but since it does, gaining access is crucial.
A compromised USA Freedom Act has passed the House vote, but NSA legislative reform will not rescue the public's privacy.