Matthew Harwood is a freelance writer, whose work has been published by the American Conservative, Columbia Journalism Review, The Guardian, Guernica, Reason, Salon, Truthout, and the Washington Monthly. He also regularly reviews books for the Future of Freedom Foundation. He works as a media strategist at the American Civil Liberties Union in Washington, D.C. Naturally, his opinions are his own. Follow him on Twitter at @mharwood31.
Welcome to Cop Land
People are waking up to the darkness in American policing, and the police don’t like it one bit.
Published in: openSecurityFrom cops to counterinsurgents: the militarization of America's police
Welcome to a new era of American policing, where cops increasingly see themselves as soldiers occupying enemy territory.
Published in: openSecurityInvasion of the data snatchers
How Big Data and the Internet of Things means the surveillance of everything. There’s simply no way to forecast how...
The NSA isn’t the only US government agency making privacy obsolete
Increasingly, the relationship between Americans and their government has come to resemble a one-way mirror dividing...
A global security initiative
Muslims using computers in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan are not the only ones to fall under the gaze of US...