Christian Stork
Christian Stork

Assistant editor and staff writer at, I write about the Venn diagram of national security, civil liberties, and technology. My work's appeared in some of these places, some of those. Glenn Greenwald cited and praised my work once, but it's all been down hill since.

Feb. 28, 2014

The Media Is Covering Up What's Really Happening in Venezuela

This is the real story.

Jan. 31, 2014

Syria Uses Electronic Army to Spread Propaganda Online – and These Other Governments Do Too

With all eyes on the Syrian Electronic Army, state-sponsored 'hacktivism' has reached the headlines. But who else is in the game?
Dec. 31, 2013

What the Media Doesn't Get About the Protests in Ukraine

Here's the context that's been missing from the Western media's narrative.
Dec. 11, 2013
Nov. 22, 2013

Meet The Man Exposing What The American Media Won't Tell You About Israel

Max Blumenthal, in a conversation with PolicyMic, pulls the curtain back and shines a light on Israel's dark side.
Oct. 30, 2013

Why Liberal Tech Companies Like Facebook Still Aren't Your Friends in Politics

Industries that are often touted as "millennial-friendly" have begun throwing cash into the corrupt Washington swamp at record rates. Here's why we should still be skeptical of their aims.

Oct. 24, 2013

Michael Bloomberg's Legacy Should Be Rejected By Every New Yorker

The departing mayor has often been credited for New York City's renaissance. Here are some facts that throw a monkeywrench in that embellished take.
Oct. 15, 2013

NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Of Americans Could Be Coming to an End, With Your Help

Thanks to shifting public opinion, now is the time to roll back the NSA's intrusive surveillance programs.
Oct. 9, 2013

Tor Can Protect You, But the Way it Works Leaves a Few Holes Open

A flurry of recent stories about the online anonymizing program Tor have questioned the reliability of the once-vaunted service. However, there's good and bad news for users.
Oct. 8, 2013

How a Growing Cyber Security Industry Is Manipulating You

A whole new cyber security industry his risen up to sound alarm over the perils of "hackers" and a free internet. Here's why you should raise one eyebrow, and not both, over their claims.
Sept. 30, 2013

Debt Ceiling 2013: Why Net Neutrality is On the Chopping Block in the House

Just as congressional Republicans are planning to strip net neutrality in its fight over the debt ceiling, a new film examines how the policy affects us all, and why it's worth fighting for.

Sept. 24, 2013

Inside the Media Shield Law That Could Do More Harm Than Good

As with all cases of legislative "reform," citizens need to investigate exactly why this bill exists in the first place.
Sept. 18, 2013

There's a Troubling Dark Side to Apple's New Fingerprint ID That No One is Talking About

A lot of hot air is being blown about the new iPhone 5s and its fingerprint scanning technology. Those questions come from the right place, but a little perspective is in order.