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We’re spying on Europe (and they are p*ssed)

So today’s news is the gift that keeps on giving from the Edward Snowden case. It has been revealed that the US had turned on the NSA’s surveillance prowess against the lovely people of Germany, a country whose citizenry has a well-founded fear of government snooping. When even former Stasi officials are pronouncing themselves both […]

Sex and politics–featuring Sue Crabtree!

So I had a great show the other night on Sex and Politics–if you didn’t catch it, it’s on our podbean website. The show started out with a report from Louis Fishman, on the ground in Turkey. My colleague Joe Wade spoke to Poet Lamont Steptoe, and musician Dan Gallo. Later in the hour, I […]

Down the conspiracy rabbit-hole with Snowden (Update)

So… the continuing story of Edward Snowden’s flight from prosecution is on everybody’s front page today. Did he leave Russia? Is Cuba his final destination, or will he head to Ecuador? Is Iceland really trying to negotiate a response to the US should their Pirate Party friends decide Snowden deserves sanctuary? In other words, the […]