Politics & Government

Watching What You Say

Shorrock reports that AT&T, Sprint, MCI and other telecommunications giants are cooperating with the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program.

Hotel U.S.A.

The government is planning on building detention and relocation centers with 40,000 beds and barracks for an undetermined “immigration emergency” — courtesy Kellogg, Brown and Root.

A Death in McAllen

As Medicaid payments to nursing homes stagnate, regulation is weakened, and a Texas law capping damages for pain and suffering in all medical malpractice suits is enacted, the death of Noe Martinez Sr. reveals a coming crisis in the nursing home industry.