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Shifting gears on the NSA

It’s time for me to move on from the NSA surveillance issue to other things.  This message includes (1) my main sources …

Ramping up the two big Powers

The report below from the Guardian UK describes accelerating government and military planning for major civil unrest caused by climate change, energy …

Exploring the NSA controversy

What this post is about:  The NSA surveillance controversy raises many questions – from our concept of “security” and the role of …

A new level of whistleblower

This is a very inspiring event.  The level of sophistication of whistleblowers seems to be growing.  Note the remarkable composure and thoughtfulness …

Doing democracy differently

In Is Democracy in Trouble? E.J. Dionne describes major studies suggesting that “Across most of the democratic world, there is an impatience bordering …