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Does State Surveillance Protect Our Freedoms?
Date Sunday November 09
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Type Radio Broadcast
Organizer/Authorsteve lerman
Emailgreat.speeches [at] yahoo.com

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Glenn Greenwald (left) and Michael Hayden (right)
Former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz argued that, “Be it resolved state surveillance is a legitimate defence of our freedoms.” Journalist Glenn Greenwald and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian argued against.

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“It is the security practitioners, those rarely in the headlines but whose craft and energy quietly break new ground, who keep us safe or put us in peril.” ~ Michael Hayden
“Surveillance equals power. The more you know about someone, the more you can control and manipulate them in all sorts of ways. That is one reason a Surveillance State is so menacing to basic political liberties.” ~ Glenn Greenwald
“The state now is moving much more from reacting to violence to a proactive, preemptive, preventive mode of intelligence gathering.” ~ Alan Dershowitz
“Every other country in the world looked at us as a role model for privacy and freedom. And we dropped the ball.” ~ Alexis Ohanian
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The pre-debate results was 33% pro, 46% con, 21% undecided. The post-debate results was 41% pro, 59% con. The team opposed to the resolution won with a 13% vote gain. “Be it resolved state surveillance is a legitimate defence of our freedoms.”

More at Munk Debates: State Surveillance

Source: C-Span: Munk Debate on State Surveillance

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Music includes Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth, 1,000 Paper Cranes - Baghdad Suite, David Rovics - Who Will Tell The People, Capitol Steps - Bye Bye Big Bird, Beastie Boys - In A World Gone Mad..., Miley Cyrus - Wake Up America, All Quiet on the Western Front, Mamborama - Es Solo Musica, Jan Hammer - Miami Vice, Charlie Parker - Embraceable You, Fletcher Henderson - My Pretty Girl

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