national security

Extreme weather

Extreme Flooding Submerges Strategic Military Base in Nebraska

The Pentagon and US intelligence community warned this year that climate change is a national security threat.
Sarah Emerson
21 hours ago
space war

‘Very Abnormal’ Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.18
climate change denial

A Secretary of State Pompeo Would Be Bad for Climate Issues

Secretary of State hopeful, Mike Pompeo, considers climate action the work of “radical environmentalists.”
Sarah Emerson
12.1.17
twitter insecurity

A Former Twitter Employee Told Us How a Contractor Could Take Down Trump's Account

A Twitter contractor briefly disabled the president’s account, revealing new concerns about social media’s role in national security.
Sarah Emerson
11.3.17
Twitter Transparency

Twitter's Transparency Report Isn't Transparent If It Doesn't Address Harassment

Hiding abuse doesn't make it go away.
Sarah Emerson
3.21.17
crime

Warrant Canary for Activist Email Service Riseup Seemingly Expires

Riseup seems to be carefully stepping around its out of date warrant canary, which is typically used to flag secret surveillance orders.
Joseph Cox
11.25.16
politics

We Should Think of American Education as a National Security Issue

The health of the American public education system has consequences far beyond its borders.
Becky Ferreira
11.18.16
News

The Canadian Government’s Plan to Sell New Spying Powers to Citizens

The proposed measure has been defeated again and again.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.16
Food

FEMA Contractor Predicts 'Social Unrest' Caused by 395% Food Price Spikes

A FEMA contract predicts “social unrest” caused by a global food crisis.
Nafeez Ahmed
6.26.16
police

What Those Mysterious FBI Planes Might Be Carrying

The Bureau claims the planes "are not equipped, designed or used for bulk collection activities or mass surveillance."
Janus Kopfstein
6.2.15
Culture

There's Been a Shooting at the NSA

At least one person is reported dead.
Carl Franzen
3.30.15
Culture

Here Is the First Part of the Highly-Anticipated US 'Torture Report'

The Senate Intelligence Committee's four-year investigation into the use of torture by the US is finally being made public.
Adrianne Jeffries
12.9.14
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