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Podcast 78

Week of 30.01.2017
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Christian Jihad | An Interview with Frederick Douglass | Busyness

The Roundtable Podcast 78

Terrorism vs. Mental Illness: I Say Bring on the Debates

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IN AN OCTOBER 30, Ottawa Citizen column (“Terrorism vs. Mental Illness: a Totally Bogus Debate”), Terry Glavin sketches out the respective positions and concludes that, whatever one’s view—that recent murders of Canadian soldiers were an act of terrorism, or that they were the work of mental illness—the current Parliament lacks a capacity to confront either.

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Edward Snowden shows us that the landscape of surveillance is far greater than we can imagine

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TO UNEARTH SOME latent implications of Edward Snowden’s recent act of whistle blowing, and the landscape of surveillance it has brought to the fore, I propose the following thought experiment. You are to imagine a world in which the infrastructure of potential effective and total citizen invigilation by the state and its proxies is realized, and additionally in which the potential to abolish the private life of the individual is at hand. My question is this: do you think the people of that world should care?

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