Canada’s Patriot Act Moment

Stephen Harper leverages his country’s post-attack period to expand the surveillance state and exacerbate radicalization.

A Bleak Foreign Policy November

After the failure of Iran negotiations and the rebirth of the Republican hawk, Hagel’s dismissal barely registers.

Considering Thankfulness

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

The High Cost of Empire Maintenance

Every year, congressional delegations and government officials rack up millions of dollars worth of publicly funded distractions abroad.