Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Must-read articles about the controversial Transportation Security Administration

What follows is a list of news articles and commentary about the U.S. Transportation Security Administration that paint a troubling picture about the agency.

GOP report: TSA hasn’t improved aviation security (Washington Post; Nov. 16, 2011)

Ten Years Of The TSA (Yes, It Seems Much Longer) (Forbes; Nov. 18, 2011)

Smoke Screening: Does Airport Security Really Make Us Safer? (Vanity Fair; Dec. 20, 2011)

TSA: Fail (GmanCaseFile; Jan. 24, 2012)

Harms of Post-9/11 Airline Security (Schneier on Security; March 29, 2012)

The TSA’s mission creep is making the U.S. a police state (The Guardian; April 18, 2012)

Why Airport Security Is Broken — And How To Fix It (Wall Street Journal; April 15, 2012)

The Terrible Truth About the TSA: It’s a failure at everything it does. (Reason; May 17, 2012)

How much do we really hate the TSA? (CNN; June 2, 2012)

How To Fix the TSA (Popular Mechanics; Nov. 8, 2012)

Airport Security Is Killing Us (Bloomberg Businessweek; Nov. 18, 2012)

TSA abuse: 17,000 and counting (TSA News; Nov. 21, 2012)

Artwork: TSA parody logo (top) and TSA toy seen at Toys R Us by Wasting Time.

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