The latest issue of the National Journal is out, and here’s a look at some of the stories you can get online for free:
What America’s Top Tech and Telecom Companies Don’t Want You to Know, by Michael Hirsh
The story: They’ve been helping the government spy on people for a very long time. The cozy relationships go back decades.
Ever watched the X-Files? This is kind of a detailed look at all the stuff they warned was happening, and we just happily assumed was pure fiction. It begs the question, what else do we not know?
Americans Are Once Again Divided by Race, by Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein
The story: The Trayvon Martin case demonstrates how whites and minorities often view politics and justice in very different ways, writes Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein.
Once again? Was there a time in our history that we’ve missed where whites and non-whites just got along spectacularly? Maybe the Trayvon Martin case has put the huge rift back on display, but it’s not like it ever went away. We were hoping for some less-than-obvious conclusions in this piece, but didn’t find many.
Who will control the Senate after the next election?