Bill C‑44 is a systematic attempt by the Harper government to circumvent the limits Canadian courts have placed on its investigative and surveillance powers, through legislative amendments.
Lost in the Beltway power struggle between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the CIA is the untold story of the United States' secret policy of torture and rendition.
Artist Kate McQuillen's work "Backscatter" was triggered by stories she read in 2012 about the extent of the U.S. government's wiretapping program.
Edward Snowden revealed himself this week as the whistleblower responsible for perhaps the most significant release of secret government documents in U.S. history.
After nearly 12 years of the "war on terror," the revelations of recent days are a tremendous challenge to the established order.