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  • Pulitzer Prize Awared to Snowden Journalists

    Apr 15, 2014

    The Washington Post and the Guardian/US were both awarded one of journalism’s top honors on Monday—the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service— for their separate but related reporting on the NSA&...

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  • The Snowden Saga: NSA Whistleblower Opens Up in Exclusive Narrative

    Apr 09, 2014

    Snowden: “This post-terror generation rejects the idea that we have to burn down our village in order to save it, that the only way to defend the Constitution is to tear it up.” “There...

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  • Privacy Tools: Mask Your Location

    Apr 02, 2014

    A person’s location can be hugely revealing. Here are some tips on how to mask the information your computer and phone transmit automatically.   by Julia Angwin In the course of writing my book,...

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  • Covering Up Cruelty

    Apr 02, 2014

    Ag-gag laws are laws intended to prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal cruelty on farms. Reporters have noted that some of these laws could also be used to criminalize anti-fracking activists, o...

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  • Plain English Explanations of the Tax Proposals in the President’s Budget

    Mar 14, 2014

    By Citizens For Tax Justice (CTJ) Two new reports from Citizens for Tax Justice break down the tax provisions in President Obama’s budget. The first CTJ report explains the tax provisions that would...

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  • The Box: Teens in Solitary Confinement in U.S. Jails

    Mar 14, 2014

    Produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting

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  • A PLAN TO EMPOWER MAIN STREET AMERICA

    Mar 05, 2014

    SOME FINANCIAL CRISES PASS QUICKLY… But this crisis is different. Millions of Americans are seriously asking whether they can continue to entrust their retirement and their kids’ education to ...

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  • The Dark Money Man: How Sean Noble Moved Cash into Politics and Made Millions

    Feb 17, 2014

    by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica, Feb. 14, 2014, 12:30 p.m. For a brief, giddy moment, Sean Noble, a little-known former aide to an Arizona congressman became one of the most important peo...

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  • A New Chapter For Keystone XL Pipeline

    Jan 23, 2014

    HOUSTON, TX – January 22 – The highly anticipated startup of the southern Keystone XL tar sands pipeline (KXL South) has not deterred impacted residents from beginning a new chapter in ad...

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  • America’s Invisible and Costly Human Rights Crisis

    Jan 23, 2014

    By Ralph Nader When the news broke years ago that U.S. forces were using torture on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, many politicians and the public expressed appropriate horror. There was ...

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