In the cases of Edward Snowden and David Petraeus, William J. Astore notes the double standard of the punishment for leaking.
Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Netanyahu gets the best of both of Sheldon Adelson's worlds - his powerful propaganda machine in Israel and his campaign cash.
Kristen Gwynne covers Drugs at AlterNet. She graduated from New York University with a degree in Journalism and Psychology. She is the youngest AlterNet employee.