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  • It’s January 6 and the Warning Lights Are Flashing Red

    The Intercept
    Jan. 6, 2022

    IT WAS THE winter of 1991, and the country I was working in, the Soviet Union, was months away from its demise. Yet the collapse, so close, was unimaginable.

    Moscow was frigid and miserable. The currency was a wreck, stores had empty shelves, and the Kremlin seemed more of a ghost ship than command center. ...

  • Reality Winner, Whistleblower on Russian Hacking, Is Released From Prison

    The Intercept
    June 14, 2021

    Reality Winner, the most prominent and harshly punished whistleblower of the Trump era, has been released to a halfway house after serving most of her five-year sentence for leaking a classified document on Russia’s effort to hack the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

    Court filings make clear that Winner had wanted to make Americans aware that ...

  • At Biden’s Inauguration, Empty Streets But Not a Void

    The Intercept
    January 20, 2021

    ON INAUGURATION DAY, the streets of America’s capital were thronged with soldiers rather than civilians. But small groups of celebrators came out to see what they could, and they found what they needed.


    People react as Joe Biden is sworn into office as president of the United States in Washington, D.C., on ...

  • America’s Fortified Capital Awaits a President’s Inauguration

    The Intercept
    January 19, 2021

    THE CAPITAL IS a city of soldiers. They are in the different states of alertness that soldiers inhabit depending on what’s happening around them. They are patrolling, they are on guard, they are sleeping — and they are gawking like tourists at the statues of a nation that has been stunned into a ...

  • Hiding Covid-19: How the Trump Administration Suppresses Photography of the Pandemic

    The Intercept
    December 27, 2020

    AS COVID-19 TORE through the United States in the spring, a senior official in the Trump administration quietly reinforced a set of guidelines that prevented journalists from getting inside all but a handful of hospitals at the front line of the pandemic. The guidelines, citing the medical privacy law known as HIPAA, suggested ...