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Rachel Maddow explains what crashed drones reveal about U.S. foreign policy secrets (video)

One of the more unusual ways we are finding out about where we are fighting as a country is when our crash-prone drones fall down somewhere we didn’t expect them to be.

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To protect our privacy, make the FISA court act like a real court

Judges in criminal cases do not issue orders allowing police officers to search any and all houses, on the ground that some surely contain evidence of a crime.

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Minimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

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Minimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

People have a lot of misunderstandings about the impact of raising the minimum wage. Starting with the facts can help the debate.

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Israel Spied on Iran Talks, Gave Intel to US Lawmakers to Kill Deal

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Israel Spied on Iran Talks, Gave Intel to US Lawmakers to Kill Deal

It is one thing for the U.S. and Israel to spy on each other. It is another thing for Israel to steal U.S. secrets and play them back to U.S. legislators to undermine U.S. diplomacy.

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The NSA's plan: improve cybersecurity by hacking everyone else

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa) -- the downright awful “cybersecurity” bill passed by the Senate Intelligence Committee last week in complete secrecy -- is little more than an excuse to conduct more surveillance.

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The “iEverything” and the Redistributional Imperative

It may be that a redistribution of wealth from the rich to the rest of us becomes the only means of making the future economy work.

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