Jimmy Carter Calls U.S. an Oligarchy
By Philippe Gastonne     
Americans were ready for a change when Jimmy Carter left office in 1981. No amount of money would have outweighed the damage a weak economy and an Iranian hostage crisis did to his presidency. Almost 35 years later, Carter is now the longest surviving ex-president in U.S. history. That's a long time to observe and reflect. He has little to lose by being honest, so his comments last week deserve some attention. Carter blasted both major parties and from state legislatures up to Congress. The ...
They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
Editorial by John Whitehead     
We're living in two worlds, you and I. There's the world we see (or are made to see) and then there's the one we sense (and occasionally ...
NYPD to Launch Future Crime Unit
Staff News & Analysis     
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, never a privacy zealot, now just denies the whole concept. "There are no secrets," he ...