talks about the many ways that the government, private businesses, and criminals can and do collect our private data. Julia shows that because of the pervasiveness of the surveillance system we live in today, we are in danger of becoming a society that self-censors itself instead of demanding our rights.
Julia Angwin is an investigative journalist for ProPublica. Julia was previously a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal and was part of the Journal team that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for their coverage of corporate corruption.
Source: BookTV: Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
Climate Change Increases Conflict
A study in the journal Science shows a direct link between higher temperatures and increased conflict ranging from domestic violence to civil war. One of the lead researchers, Edward Miguel
from UC Berkeley, tells Steve Curwood that as world wide temperatures increase with climate disruption he expects to see more strife.
Source: living on earth: Climate Change and Conflict
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