Monday, June 17

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The Prism

“As a matter of historical analysis, the relationship between secrecy and privacy can be stated in an axiom: the defense of privacy follows, and never precedes, the emergence of new technologies for the exposure of secrets. In other words, the case for privacy always comes too late.”

Tuesday, June 11

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The Unraveling of Bo Xilai

Tracking the circuitous fall of a Chinese political star.

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Berkeley: What We Didn’t Know

“A curious thing about the United States is that anticommunism has always been far louder and more potent than communism.”

Monday, June 10

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Change the World

The emerging political consciousness of Silicon Valley.

Sunday, June 9

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Friday, June 7

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Seasteading

On Ephemerisle, a “floating festival of radical self-reliance,” and other attempts at creating an island utopia.

Monday, June 3

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The Deep State

A profile of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, prime minister of Turkey.

Thursday, May 30

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Wednesday, May 29

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Access Hollywood

How Jeffrey Katzenberg became the Democrats’ kingmaker.

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The Death and Life of Chicago

How the foreclosure crisis ignited a new form of activism in Chicago’s vacant homes.

Thursday, May 23

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Jerry Brown's Political Reboot

A profile of the California governor.

Tuesday, May 21

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For John Carona, Conflicts and Interests

On the blurry ethical lines in the part-time Texas state legislature, where politicians and CEO’s are one and the same.