Category: Privacy

Jon Stewart: 'The Constitution is not a Homicide Pact' (VIDEO)

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart recapped another mass shooting by taking aim at GOP intransigence on gun control. Starting off by covering the long line of behavioral issues experienced by Aaron Alexis before the Navy Yard shooting, Jon then turned to the strange fealty the Republican Party has to the 2nd Amendment. […]

David Brin and The Transparent Society on National Progressive Talk Radio (AUDIO)

Last night on National Progressive Talk Radio, I began my co-hosting duties with regular host, Sean Prophet and our brilliant guest, Dr. David Brin. Dr. Brin is a celebrated science fiction author, having received the Hugo, Locus, Campbell, and Nebula awards. Perhaps his most well-known book is “The Postman,” which was later turned into a […]

Mother of Trayvon Martin Speaks Out Against NYPD's Stop And Frisk Policy (VIDEO)

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, came out against the NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” policy this morning on NBC’s Meet The Press. Fulton, who has become an eloquent if unexpected activist, told Gregory, “You can’t give people the authority, whether civilian or police officers the right to just stop somebody because of the color […]

If You Want To Be Angry About Privacy Then Stop Giving It Away

With all the recent discussion about Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden, and the NSA leaks, I was hit with a surprising feeling of…indifference. As a Patriot Act hating progressive, I was troubled by my own lack of outrage. Don’t get me wrong, I think the NSA surveillance is definitely a case of government overreach and more […]