How Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, with a little help from the Bush Administration, got 140 trees chopped down in a national park to improve his view and ruined the life of a park ranger in the process.
Monday, January 6
Monday, December 30
A bungled operation in Honduras and the enduring ineffectiveness of America’s war on drugs.
Saturday, December 28
The rise and fall of the new oligarchs, who raided the Russian state. When Putin came to power most fled, but not Mikhail Khodorkovsky: “The other oligarchs, when they saw the fuzz, knew they should run. But Khodorkovsky forgot.”
Thursday, December 26
How corporations are using the First Amendment to destroy government regulation.
The riotous private sector life of former New York senator, Al D’Amato.
Wednesday, December 25
Tuesday, December 24
“Let them say what they want. It’s not about me.”
Friday, December 20
A journey through America’s convoluted gun laws.
Sunday, December 15
In 1980 a convicted con-man named Melvin Weinberg was sent by the FBI to offers bribes to U.S. Congressmen on behalf of a phony Arab sheik. The Abscam, short for ‘Abdul Scam’, sting brought down for several representatives, but longtime politician John Murtha narrowly avoided offering a bribe on camera.
Friday, December 13
What the CIA really knew about Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in 2007.
Wednesday, December 11
A dispatch from Camden, “America’s most desperate town.”
Fast-food workers, the minimum wage, and a future served by robot labor.