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To those who say ‘trust the government’ on NSA spying: Remember J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI?

Those who tell us to trust the US’s secret, privatised surveillance schemes should recall the criminality of J Edgar Hoover’s FBI It’s a fine thing to see mainstream American media outlets finally sparing some of their attention toward the cyber-industrial complex – that unprecedented conglomeration of state, military and corporate…

Oh yeah, dead dinosaurs

Jay, I wouldn’t call Friedman’s latest piece “good”, in the sense that it’s still incoherently written and full of just weird ideas. Such as his belief that the only way to slow population growth is abstinence, getting right into the Village and the Hill’s ongoing pact to pretend that no…