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The limits of the technical fix
Britain's rulers are under intense and growing pressure and technology and intelligence will not help them.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 13:49 GMT
Q&A: Daniel Ellsberg on US surveillance
The famed American whistle-blower discusses US national security, and those who expose its overreach.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014 07:06 GMT
Obama is closer to Nixon than to MLK
The US president's militaristic foreign policy shows how far removed he is from the civil rights leader's ideas.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 08:44 GMT
End the Snowden circus now
We should focus on the consequences of Snowden's decision to leak materials rather than be fixated on his whereabouts.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 13:12 GMT
What am I missing in the Snowden affair?
The US government's dogmatic pursuit for Snowden is both counter-productive and hypocritical, writes scholar.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2013 12:16 GMT
Espionage and hypocrisy
Is the NSA tapping the internet essential to keeping up with US rivals and enemies?
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 13:49 GMT
Obama retreats on Snowden
Even the world’s most powerful media and Intelligence apparatus can’t always control public opinion, writes Weisbrot.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 21:04 GMT
The chilling effects of surveillance
Mass surveillance without due process threatens to stifle and smother dissent, keeping a populace cowed by fear.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 09:44 GMT
Obama's crackpot realism and the real crime of Edward Snowden
C Wright Mill's concept of 'crackpot realism' helps explain and define Obama's continuity with George Bush's policies.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 18:12 GMT
'We Steal Secrets': The new film about WikiLeaks infuriates WikiLeaks
A new documentary about WikiLeaks has put the transparency organisation up in arms.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 11:37 GMT
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