Author Archives: Reid Smith

The Trumped-Up Iran Protest

Ted Cruz was only the warm-up act.

America’s Civil Liberties Exceptionalism

With the passage of the NSA-reforming USA Freedom Act, the U.S. separates itself by restraining its post-9/11 surveillance state.

The Trouble With ‘Homeland’

Showtime’s hit series is based on a conceit that’s deeply un-American.

The Surveillance State in Your Head

What Foucault and Bentham tell us about Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations.