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G.W. Schulz


G.W. Schulz
G.W. Schulz

G.W. Schulz joined CIR in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace...


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Homeland Security Office Creates ‘Intelligence Spam,’ Insiders Say

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The Office of Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security was envisioned as the center of gravity in a new era of domestic security, but it has done little to improve the accuracy and quality of the nation’s intelligence data.

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Big Brother Is Watching, Friending, Following You Online

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Everyone from employers to the Department of Homeland Security is monitoring social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, raising questions about how standards enforcing privacy online can withstand the rush of data about you and everyone else that courses through the Internet.

Posted on Nov 11, 2010 READ MORE


Airport X-Ray Scanners Hit the Road

American Science & Engineering

While debate continues in the United States over whole-body imagers, manufacturers of the technology are opening deeper opportunities for themselves elsewhere that could make the controversial machines an even bigger part of everyday life.

Posted on Sep 8, 2010 READ MORE
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On the Government’s Growing Obsession With Hollywood-Style Command Centers

North American Aerospace Defense Command

Blooming in every corner of the country are high-tech command facilities for fighting terrorism, battling crime linked to national security, coordinating disaster responses, enhancing infrastructure protection and more. The desire for them is insatiable, and Congress seems ever the enabler.

Posted on Aug 16, 2010 READ MORE


Homeland Security Spending Marked by Waste, Shoddy Oversight

California Emergency Management Agency

Records show that communities across California had difficulty managing millions in anti-terrorism grants handed out by Congress after Sept. 11.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009 READ MORE

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‘Homeland Security USA’: The Outtakes

The inaugural episode of ABC’s newest reality television series did exactly as producer Arnold Shapiro told viewers it would: unabashedly celebrated the Department of Homeland Security. It also failed in every conceivable way to critically examine the largest reorganization of the federal government since World War II.

Posted on Jan 9, 2009 READ MORE

G.W. Schulz
G.W. Schulz

G.W. Schulz joined CIR in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he
wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal
justice and the changing national landscape in news media for the San Francisco
Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa, a weekly newspaper in Oklahoma.

He was an early contributor to the Chauncey Bailey Project, which won a Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors in 2008. In 2007, he won a first place prize in
the category of investigative reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers
Association for a series documenting the mistreatment of tenants by one of San
Francisco’s largest landlords. He also won the coveted Public Service Award that
year from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter,
for a series on the MediaNews Group’s takeover of several Bay Area newspapers.

Schulz graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the
University of Kansas.

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