Tag Archives: civil liberties

You want more Surveillance? You can have it.

I just read this: A new CNN/Time … Poll indicates four in ten Americans say they are willing to give up some civil liberties to fight terrorism. Only 38% favor expanding government monitoring of e-mail and cell phones. While this … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize 2010 for Liu Xiaobo

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo who is serving a prison term of 11 years for having signed Charter 08, a document that calls for political reforms and civil liberties. More than … Continue reading

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