Daily Archive: June 11, 2013


Driving Blind: Stalinists and Kafka

“The first thing you learn in life is you’re a fool. The last thing you learn in life is you’re the same fool.” Rebecca Rosen explains why we should care about the government collecting...


Let the Character Assassinations Begin

It comes with the territory obviously, but its predictability doesn’t make it any less ridiculous or frustrating. Jeffrey Toobin and David Brooks have fired the first shots, outlining the many failings of Edward Snowden because...


Why State Surveillance Is Worse

“The NSA isn’t doing anything that Google doesn’t already do,” runs the newly struck establishment line. “So you have nothing to worry about now that you didn’t already have.” As often happens, Richard Cohen...