Edward Snowden’s revelations highlight the need for stronger privacy laws – and more. Ben Hayes outlines key demands for reining in the surveillance state
Michelle Zellers spoke with Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control and founder of the US-based anti-war group Codepink, who was arrested in May for interrupting Barack Obama’s speech on his drone programme
Held hostage by Big Pharma: a personal experience
Mike Marqusee looks at how drug firms can make huge profits from their state-enforced monopoly on an essential goodUN climate talks: pit-stops on the road to nowhere?
Corporate interests undermined this month's climate change talks in Poland , writes Niccolo SarnoEditorial: The powers that see
While surveillance may feel vast, looming and obscure, writes Michelle Zellers, it isn’t separate from the other battles we’re fighting
Indefensible design: the high social costs of 'security'
The pedlars of gates, alarms and CCTV have an ever-growing business. It’s the community that pays, according to research by Anna Minton and Jody AkedMenwith Hill: Drop the base
The NSA’s base in North Yorkshire goes unnoticed, even in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Lindis Percy discusses the fight for accountabilityGCHQ: Any phone, any time
Enjoying lenient surveillance laws, GCHQ has enticed its American counterpart to set up camp in Britain. Richard Norton-Taylor reports