Elizabeth Goitein, Co-Director of Liberty and National Security at the Brennan Center for Justice, reflects on issues surrounding the January 6th insurrection, domestic terrorism, and lessons learned by the Trump presidency with regard to increasing constitutional limits on Executive Power (Trump broke all the “norms” for his own self-interest), expected knee-jerk calls for increased surveillance […]
Back in 1990, the internet was still raw, new and had yet to worm its way into our everyday lives. But even then, some were concerned about this network and what it might mean for privacy, freedom of expression and security. The Electronic Frontier Foundation grew out of that concern, and today is the leading […]
Author and Professor of English and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, William J. Maxwell joins the Friday Buzz during our Pledge Drive Show to tell us how FBI surveillance came to influence the creation and public reception of African American literature.
Have you ever wondered about the roots of the surveillance apparatus in the United States? Scholar Bob McChesney would like to introduce you to General Eisenhower.
Did you know that all of your searches on Google sites are being stored to create a consumer profile on you? Do you know what you can do about government surveillance online? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!