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A Dangerous Alliance: Governments Collaborate with Surveillance Companies to Shrink the Space for Human Rights Work

Despite the existence of these international laws and standards, states and private companies have been able to buy and use spyware freely and without any provision for accountability.

Likhita Banerji ·


Meet Tom Gallagher, the Democratic Socialist Challenging Nancy Pelosi in 2020

Gallagher's record provides a bold contrast to the rightward drift of the Democratic Party: he was resisting neoliberalism before we called it neoliberalism

Patrick O'Malley ·


The Alarming Assault on the Free Press

This year on World Press Freedom Day, it is time to remind ourselves and our governments about this essential liberty, and to recommit ourselves to the steps necessary to protect it

Suzanne Nossel ·


A Trump-Linked Super PAC Is Trying to Push Europe’s Voters to the Far Right

An undercover investigation by openDemocracy reveals “explosive” evidence of “extraordinary coordination” between a controversial Madrid campaign group and far-right parties across Europe.

Adam Ramsay ·


Trump-Linked Christian Fundamentalists Are Pouring Dark Money Into Europe, Boosting the Far Right

The rise of far-right movements in Europe aligns with a significant increase over the last five years in spending by Christian groups here in the United States

Claire Provost ·



China Is Flooding the Middle East With Cheap Drones

Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region

Jakob Reimann ·


The Uses of a Well-Regulated Militia by an Unregulated President

Where will the National Guard be sent in 2019?

Rebecca Gordon ·


LGBTQ Community and Dissidents Main Targets as Israel Exports High-Tech Spying Tools to Despots Worldwide

"It's a weapon—like selling a pistol. The thing is that in this industry people think about the technological challenges, not about the implications."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Mueller Has Reportedly Obtained Phones and Computer of War Profiteer Erik Prince

Mueller is reviewing Prince's communications in an effort to determine whether he tried "to establish a backchannel between the Trump administration and the Kremlin," ABC reports

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·