This week’s topic: Do recent revelations of U.S. spying on its allies do more harm than good? “I had to pinch myself after reading Brent’s column this week — and hard. His laughable comparison of the recent spying allegations against the U.S to eavesdropping on social chatter at a party had me thinking I mustContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Leaks help countries stand up to U.S abuse of power.
The winner of last week’s duel on Canadian oil transportation was Laila Yuile with 64%. This week’s topic: Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower who deserves asylum in Russia or a traitor who should be tried and convicted in the U.S.? Last year on my blog, I posted a transcript from a talk given by retiredContinue reading This week’s column for 24HRS Vancouver: Snowden did citizens a service leaking surveillance secrets
The winner of last week’s duel on the Senate was Brent Stafford with 51%. This week’s topic: Should the government be allowed to spy on your phone calls and email? As I watched the public reaction following the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden, I shook my head at the ongoing naivety of the public inContinue reading This weeks post for 24 Hrs, The Duel: National Security does not trump our right to privacy.