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Nationalism: Devisive, Counterproductive

Updated October 21, 2020 Edward Snowden in provides us with a better understanding of the extent of the national security state, but he’s more than a little off the mark when he wraps himself in the American flag (cover, Wired, … Continue reading

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Snowden’s Leaks and the Liberal Illusion of Control

James Bamford (New York Review of Books, 8/15/13), begins his discussion of Edward Snowden’s leaks of National Security Agency documents with comments about George Orwell’s 1984, a novel of a fictitious totalitarian society where the population is controlled through invasive … Continue reading

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