Is Edward Onto Something? 

Edward Snowden is a former intelligence consultant who in 2013 leaked classified NSA documents to journalists describing their surveillance programs that tap into people’s cell phones and internet communications. Snowden is viewed as a hero in some eyes, and a national traitor in others. During the “Shelter in Place,” episode Continue reading

Was Snowden right?

I believe that the way Snowden described the United States privacy is correct. The Privacy act of 1974 was created to balance the government’s need to maintain information about individuals with the rights of individuals to be protected against unwarranted invasions of their privacy resulting from the collection, maintenance, use, Continue reading

Ill-Prepared

Researchers, biologists, even intelligence agencies knew and had been planning for pandemics to come but Snowden made a comment about when the Covid-19 virus came we needed the system and they have now failed us comprehensively. We are known to be the richest country in the world, but since the Continue reading

Was Snowden Right? (Yes or Yesn’t)

Snowden’s overarching claim throughout the interview was, after governments introduce tactics that limit citizens’ freedoms, because of tragedies, they are never lost.  The Patriot Act, enacted and enforced after 9/11, gave The United States government the ability to wiretap the American public without their knowledge, in the hopes of countering Continue reading