national security adviser

Trump Picks Philly Native as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has tapped a Philly-native to fill the role of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned last week. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster […]


Philly Journalist Dustin Slaughter Sues NSA, CIA Over Occupy Philly Surveillance

These days, Dustin Slaughter is best known as the co-editor of alternative news website The Philly Declaration as well as a self-described “public records zealot.” […]


John and Bonnie Raines: The Whistleblowers Whose 1971 FBI Raid Anticipated Edward Snowden

John Raines sat in the family station wagon, parked in a dark lot on the Swarthmore campus, waiting to see if his wife would return […]


Edward Snowden’s Father Speaks

In the course of reporting on John and Bonnie Raines for our January issue, writer-at-large Steve Volk spoke with a source who had a uniquely […]


Michael Strange Foundation Holding Benefit Friday Night

The foundation named after Northeast Philadelphia’s Michael Strange, a Navy cryptologist who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, is holding a beef and beer benefit […]


How Did Michael Strange Really Die in Afghanistan?

Charlie Strange in a rest-stop parking lot at dawn, trying not to cry. Charlie somewhere in Maryland, a few hundred feet from I-95, lighting a […]