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Tom Engelhardt: We’re not the good guys

Addicted to war? Not us.

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Judith Coburn: Can We Be Forgotten Anymore?

A Private Investigator on Living in a Surveillance Culture.  Now that we know we are surveilled 24/7 by the National Security Agency, the FBI, local police, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, hackers, … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Glenn Greenwald with Tom Engelhardt

. . In this one hour video recorded on September 27, 2017 at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald talks about his work. Afterwards, … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dia Kayyali: FBI’s “Suicide Letter” to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance

In 2014 The New York Times published an unredacted version of the famous “suicide letter” from the FBI to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The letter, discovered by historian and professor … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 6 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying

Here’s a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! stat from our new age of national security. How many Americans have security clearances? The answer: 5.1 million, a figure that reflects the … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: More Police Departments Using Drones

Anti-war groups call for increased scrutiny over use of drones as law enforcement tools. Police departments in the U.S. are increasingly considering the use of drones as a law enforcement … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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