Daily Archives: July 28, 2013

The New Totalitarianism

[T]he old East German Stasi, the archetypical totalitarian institution, could not begin to compete with our National Security Agency.   If the Stasi made the German Democratic Republic totalitarian, what does the NSA make the United States? Obama’s Legacy, Before Snowden and Now by ANDREW LEVINE Like Jackie Robinson, Barack Obama will be remembered for crossing […]

The History of NSA Surveillance

They Know Much More Than You Think By James Bamford 27 July 2013 – New York Review of Books In mid-May, Edward Snowden, an American in his late twenties, walked through the onyx entrance of the Mira Hotel on Nathan Road in Hong Kong and checked in. He was pulling a small black travel bag and […]