Edward Snowden has spent the last six years living in exile in Russia and has now decided to publish his memoirs, Permanent Record. The Guardian's Ewen MacAskill, who helped break Snowden's story in 2013, has been given exclusive access to interview him
What would it sound like if Paul Simon or John Lennon parodied Bob Dylan? Of course it happened, and here's what it sounds like.
The El Paso, Texas, native proposed his plan to take back semiautomatic weapons at the Democratic debate
John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn't, and why it's stupid to drink coffee like a cat.
Over the course of the 20th century, black Americans have lost approximately 12 million acres of land. This mass land dispossession—a war waged by deed of title, which has affected 98 percent of black farmers—can only be called theft, says Atlantic writer Vann R. Newkirk II in a new documentary.
It's a verb, it's a verb, freedom is a verb,
Something never finished, never done.
It's something you must make,
It's something you must take,
It's something you must constantly become
The story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country."