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Why We Have a Surveillance State

Posted: 1st May 2018 by SouthernWatchman in democracy, FEE, government, SouthernWatch, Surveillance
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FEE.ORG – “Gentlemen do not read each other’s mail.” Henry Stimson, Secretary of State, 1929 I was upbraided recently by a dear friend for my frequent praise of outcast investor Peter Thiel over Thiel’s involvement with big data company Palantir. He forwarded me a Bloomberg article titled “Peter Thiel’s data-mining company is using War on […]

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FEE.ORG – Socialism is extremely in vogue. Opinion pieces which tell us to stop obsessing over socialism’s past failures, and start to get excited about its future potential, have almost become a genre in its own right. For example, Bhaskhar Sunkara, the founder of Jacobin magazine, recently wrote a New York Times article, in which he claimed […]