Julia Angwin

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After weeks of political wrangling, the  USA Freedom Act  was enacted to limit domestic spying by the National Security Agency.

New Snowden Docs Show NSA Widened Its Spying on Hackers

After weeks of political wrangling, the USA Freedom Act was enacted to limit domestic spying by the National Security Agency.

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Flashbang grenades produce blinding flashes of light and deafening booms without the explosions created by normal grenades, and police use them to distract and disorient suspects…

Police Flash Grenade Investigation

Flashbang grenades produce blinding flashes of light and deafening booms without the explosions created by normal grenades, and police use them to distract and disorient suspects…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles, weekdays at noon.

Uncle Sam Wants to Protect Your Data

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles, weekdays at noon.

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President Donald Trump holds a press conference.

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The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

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Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

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A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

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When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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