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Civil Libertarians Forewarn of Breathtaking Surveillance Expansion to Combat COVID-19

A new article by The Washington Post notes a mounting fear among civil liberties defenders that the US government could take steps to establish or expand surveillance programs as a means of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Although neither members of … Read more »

Research Shows Poor Americans More Severely Harmed By Surveillance

According to a piece in The New York Times, a recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that Americans in lower income groups confront greater privacy and security concerns, but enjoy less access to means of addressing themRead more »

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is Freed, Marking a Triumph for Acts of Conscience

On Wednesday, May 17th, whistleblower Chelsea Manning was released from military detention in accordance with President Barack Obama’s commutation of her sentence in the final weeks of his presidency. Manning, who was convicted by court martial on charges of “espionage” for … Read more »

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