democracy

The NSA vs. democracy

The NSA program ultimately require the public to trust the government. But the public doesn't trust the government. Not even close.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 28, 2013

Is a democratic surveillance state possible?

“The question is not whether we will have a surveillance state in the years to come, but what sort of state we will have.”

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jun 8, 2013

You can’t understand what’s happened to the Senate without these two graphs

The Senate has always been disproportionate. But it hasn't always been *this* disproportionate.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 18, 2013

Notes on whether American democracy is working

I'm part of a panel on this topic tonight at Miami University in Ohio. If you're in the area, come out! If you're not, I thought I'd share some rough notes. Feedback welcome.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 6, 2013