NSA spying scandal the latest debate on government power

Photo: The signing of the Constitution, by Barry Faulkner (National Archives) Debates that the United States government has overstepped its bounds have been at the forefront of media attention ever since it was leaked that the National Security Administration has secretly been spying on American citizens. But these debates are nothing new. A question that […]


NSA Leaker Snowden a Hero

The Guardian, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras; photo on CNN. Since the NSA whistelblower identified himself as Edward Snowden, an intelligence official who has worked with the CIA and NSA, on Sunday, reactions have been mixed. Already, two top Congress officials – Senator Diane Feinstein and House Speaker John Boehner – have called Snowden a […]