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Matthew Harwood

Matthew Harwood is a media relations associate at the ACLU.  His writing has appeared in The Washington Monthly, Progress Magazine (U.K.) as well as online at Columbia Journalism Review, CommonDreams, and Alternet. You can follow Matt on Twitter @mharwood31.

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Policing the Dystopia (or Why Power Loves the Dark)

Police nationwide are secretly exploiting intrusive technologies with the Feds’ complicity

Matthew Harwood ·

The Logic of the Police State

 People Are Waking Up to the Darkness in American Policing, and the Police Don’t Like It One Bit

Matthew Harwood ·

The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap

Why the cure will be worse than the disease

Matthew Harwood ·

Uncle Sam’s Databases of Suspicion

A shadow form of national ID

Hina Shamsi ·

To Terrify and Occupy

How the excessive militarization of the police is turning cops into counterinsurgents

Matthew Harwood ·

Invasion of the Data Snatchers: On the Surveillance of Everything

Beware the 'Internet of Everything' in the Era of Big Data

Catherine Crump ·

Destroying the Right to Be Left Alone

The NSA Isn’t the Only Government Agency Exploiting Technology to Make Privacy Obsolete

Christopher Calabrese ·

Counterterrorism in the Twilight Zone

Political Violence and Privilege: Why Violent Right-wing Extremism Doesn’t Scare Americans

Matthew Harwood ·

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