Edward Snowden


Wed October 22, 2014

Your Call: How have Edward Snowden’s revelations changed the way you think about civil liberties?


On the October 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with award winning filmmaker Laura Poitras about her documentary Citizen Four. The film chronicles Edward Snowden's time in Hong Kong, why he decided to expose the US government’s mass surveillance program and fallout of his decision. What do we still need to know about why Snowden risked his life to expose the mass surveillance program? And what has changed? It's Your Call, with with Rose Aguilar


Laura Poitras, award winning filmmaker and journalist

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Mon October 20, 2014
Arts & Culture

Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: A dissident superstar gives voice to political prisoners

"With Wind," an instillation at Alcatraz by the Chinese dissident, Ai Weiwei.
Sandhya Dirks

The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become something of a superstar in America. He is known for his provocative artwork, his outspoken critique of Chinese policy, and for his imprisonment by the Chinese government.

Ai has been under house arrest in Beijing since 2011, but that has not stopped him from making work internationally. He just opened a massive and unprecedented installation, @Large, on the former prison island of Alcatraz.

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Thu July 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk surveys the New Surveillance Society

Recent revelations confirm what many already suspected: not only is Big Brother watching you, he is also potentially reading your emails, listening to your phone calls, mapping your personal networks, and tracking your every move. While many see whistleblowers as heroes, others see them as criminals who ought to be severely punished. So, how should we treat whistleblowers who break the law for moral or political ends? How do we adjudicate between national or corporate security and individual rights?

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Tue May 20, 2014


Thu May 8, 2014

Your Call: The Snowden Files and the future of Ukraine

Luke Harding

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