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President Barack Obama made a big deal of turning the page on Bush-era “interrogration techniques,” but how much has really changed?
Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.
Glenn Greenwald’s No Place to Hide chronicles the publication of secret NSA files that reshaped global conversations about government surveillance.
In case you hadn’t noticed, the nets of corporate and government phishing are in the water, already being drawn up around you.
The NSA leaker indisputably proved all that the US government had done to destroy the privacy of Americans and people around the world.
Imagine if drone wars had a human face all the time so that we could understand what it was like to live constantly with the specter of death.
Such covert operations are not sanitized by running them through USAID and wrapping them in the rhetoric of “democracy promotion.”
Unlike the rest of us, members of our national security state exist in what might be called ‘post-legal’ America.
Rahinah Ibrahim’s life was derailed by the tangle of national security bureaucracies that have come to define post-9/11 America.
Now that household items connect to the Internet, what people do with their private lives will be monitored ever more closely.