Posts Tagged: civil liberties
Illiberal populists all over the world are benefiting from three simultaneous backlashes.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Hard to believe, but one day 3-D printers may be able to produce nuclear weapons and other WMDs.
Someday in the distant future, I hope you’ll read this letter and smile indulgently at my worst fears.
The threat of "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks is greatly overblown. More worrying is what the security state "shepherds" are doing in the name of preventing them.
In focusing more on his travails than his revelations, a new film on Edward Snowden does just what Snowden himself had hoped to avoid.
Americans are trading away their privacy, civil liberties, and billions of tax dollars for an intelligence complex that never seems to know what's going on in the world.
A culture of Islamophobia continues to poison the politics of both India and the United States.
The war on terror has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
There's still no credible evidence that the NSA's massive digital surveillance has disrupted any terrorist plots.