On Friday, 30 August 2013, the German Section of the International Association Of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftle, and Transparency International (Germany) awarded NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden the biannual Whistleblower Award.
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Ever since early June, when Glenn Greenwald published the first of many Snowden leaks, I’ve wondered: when are we going to learn about who the NSA targets with its nearly omnipotent surveillance powers?
I’ll have a lot more to say about Barton Gellman and Greg Miller's story on the ‘intelligence community’ ‘black budget’, but for now I want to point out something very distressing.
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has released a new track released a track back in 2010 that couldn't be more relevant to our 21st century predicament. I hope Edward Snowden is listening, wherever he is. Lyrics below.