WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Pulitzer Prize awarded to the press that published information leaked by Edward Snowden and the Social Security Administration ceasing to collect debts that are more than 10 years-old.
As the world continues to react to the intelligence leaks sparked by the likes of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, an unsolved leak carried out 40 years ago is making news. A new book is finally revealing the identity of burglars who broke into an FBI office in the spring of 1971 and stole files detailing the Bureau’s surveillance of American citizens under J. Edgar Hoover.
Whether directly or tacitly, nations offer signals about their strength, willingness to act, weakness, and appeasement. At the moment the United States is in a state of “preemptive surrender,” a condition manifest by several recent events.
Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and the Times Union Capital Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind. Joe Donahue moderates.
Topics include: Airlines Merger Snowden Interview NSA Cuts Administrators Sex in College NYC Mayoral Poll Goo-goos surveying about changes to JCOPE Subpoenas to a major real estate developer/Cuomo donor