James Bamford

journalist and author

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Journalist who has written several books about the National Security Agency, including The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

James Bamford on KCRW

Former members of an elite Israeli military intelligence unit are refusing to “take part in the state’s actions against Palestinians.”

Israeli Military Spying

Former members of an elite Israeli military intelligence unit are refusing to “take part in the state’s actions against Palestinians.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Since Edward Snowden leaked hundreds of thousands of top-secret documents he took from the NSA, both detractors and supporters have waited to hear Snowden’s own explanation.

Edward Snowden, the NSA and Other Whistleblowers

Since Edward Snowden leaked hundreds of thousands of top-secret documents he took from the NSA, both detractors and supporters have waited to hear Snowden’s own explanation.

from To the Point

President Obama issued new orders today after months of controversy over spying by the National Security Agency.

Protecting National Security and Preserving Privacy

President Obama issued new orders today after months of controversy over spying by the National Security Agency.

from To the Point

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Local atheist volunteers started taking down illegally posted religious signs in public places less than a year ago. Now their plunders and crowdsourced maps are gaining traction.

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The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

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from Zócalo's Connecting California

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in California.

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The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

There are parallels between the fight over airline regulations and today’s debate over gun safety, says journalist Brendan Koerner.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss revelations from the House hearings on the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Plus, the Federal Reserve takes big action on inflation.

from Left, Right & Center

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from To the Point