Trump Week 55: Authoritarianism Watch

Some highlights from the week, as Trump's behavior is as unsettling to the state of our democracy as ever.

By Nathan Pippenger

In Trump's America, Dissenters Beware

In the past year, there have been troubling signs that government actors are looking to stifle dissenting speech, harking back to a long history of crackdowns on protesters and civil rights activists.

By Jonathan Blanks

Infinite Discretion

As data on people becomes more available, those with access to it are able to shape government, end careers, and maintain control.

By James B. Rule

Intelligence Test

Post-9/11 intel reform has been in name only. To make America safer, we need fundamental change across the entire government.

By Gregory Treverton