Our secret government

Last's week's This American Life on our Secret Government is available online (warning: Real Audio link).

It's been said often that the Bush Administration is one of the most secretive Presidencies ever. But really, just what does that mean? Three case studies of some of the newly-minted secrets.

The first story concerns an American citizen being held without charges and without access to his lawyers in South Carolina. Yes, you read that right: an American citizen in America whose basic Constitutional rights are being violated. [via Adina]