from David Rohde:

The global middle class awakens

June 21, 2013

People stand during a silent protest at Taksim Square in Istanbul June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Marko Djurica

from The Great Debate:

Palmer Raids Redux: NSA v civil liberties

June 11, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks about the National Security Agency's secret collection of telephone records from millions of Americans, June 7, 2013.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

EU assembly may back U.S. bank data deal – sources

February 8, 2010

Wanted for financing terrorism

Wanted for financing terrorism

By Marcin Grajewski

BRUSSELS, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The European Parliament may approve a disputed deal with the United States on sharing bank data in the fight against terrorism if it is promised a say in future talks on the issue, parliamentary sources said.

from UK News:

Would you apply for an ID card?

May 6, 2009

The people of Manchester will soon be the first to be able to apply for an identity card, which the government says will help fight terrorism and reduce fraud. Opposition parties, however, oppose the five billion pound scheme and say it should be scrapped to save money and protect civil liberties.

from UK News:

The phuss over Phorm

April 8, 2009

The targeted online advertising company Phorm, which has been accused of spying, breaking the law and just about everything else in the last year, has launched its latest charm offensive in its battle to prove its innocence.

from UK News:

Was the Davis by-election a gimmick?

July 11, 2008

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