How three former employees became NSA critics

In two excerpts from her book “Dragnet Nation,” Julia Angwin looks at how three whistleblowers suffered for talking about problems related to the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. Angwin will be at the National Constitution Center on Monday at 12 p.m. at a free event.

Obama And The Risk Of Unchecked Presidential Power

In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University says President Obama still has a chance to deliver on his promise to restore the rule of law. But he needs to make clear what legal justifications are relied on for unilateral actions ranging from the minimum wage hike to targeted killing.