Overpopulation of Prisons, The History of Privacy & Democracy, Will Snowden Be Extradited?

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Extradition or Rendition: How Will the U.S. Get Snowden Back on U.S. Territory? | Will Edward Snowden be allowed to stay in Hong Kong? | Transparency, Secrecy and Freedom: The History of Privacy and Democracy | Supreme Court Invalidates Arizona 'Proof of Citizenship' Policy for Voter Registration | P is for Prison: Sesame Street and Overpopulation in America's Jails | Kambiz Hosseini: Iran's Jon Stewart on the Presidential Elections| G.O.P Reopens Fight on Abortion Limits to Court Conservative Base

Extradition or Rendition: How Will the U.S. Get Snowden Back on U.S. Territory?

The Los Angeles Times has reported that officials are trying to move as quickly as possible, to prevent Snowden from leaking any more information. The question is, how exactly will th...

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Will Edward Snowden be Allowed to Stay in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong could be the center of an international legal battle now that NSA-leaker Edward Snowden has announced his intentions to stay in the city. Though it maintains a judiciary, me...

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Supreme Court Invalidates Arizona 'Proof of Citizenship' Policy for Voter Registration

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against Arizona state's Proposition 200—a law that required would-be voters to indicate proof of citizenship before being eligible to vote. Arizona ...

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G.O.P Reopens Fight on Abortion Limits to Court Conservative Base

House Republicans are gearing up to reopen the fight on abortion limits—even if a new bill has no chance of passing. G.O.P congressional representatives are introducing a new bill tod...

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P is for Prison: Sesame Street and Overpopulation in America's Jails

One in twenty-eight children in America has a parent behind bars. And now, for the first time, a muppet does too. Last week, the beloved children's program Sesame Street announced a n...

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Kambiz Hosseini: Iran's Jon Stewart on the Presidential Election

Kambiz Hosseini has been called the Jon Stewart of Iran. In his weekly persian-language podcast, "Five in the Afternoon," he satirizes the politics and culture of his home country, hi...

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Transparency, Secrecy and Freedom: The History of Privacy and Democracy

As we learn more about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs and leaker Edward Snowden, The Takeaway is looking at freedom in America, and freedom's relationship...

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