Summary: Independent investigative newspaper based in Minneapolis - covering the globe. Civil liberties and justice for all.
Matthew Willingham of 'Preemptive Love Coalition' joins Jerod to discuss the difficulties of providing aid to people effected by war and conflict. According to the PLC website Matthew is the &quot;Senior Field Editor and writes primarily on politics, history, general updates and visual peacemaking through photography and film.&quot;
Jerod speaks with Jamie Lee Williams, legal fellow with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The two discuss the expansive Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and a recent circuit court ruling criminalizing password sharing.
Jerod talks with Shannon Rich, the Public Policy Manager of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. The two talk about domestic violence in the U.S., the state and Federal policy issues surrounding the problem, what solutions exist, the impact of firearms and more. Check out ACESDV.org for more!
Sam sits down with public records researcher Tony Webster. Tony uncovered a growing surveillance network using biometrics and facial recognition through suing the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Listen now!
Shelby Sullivan-Bennis, Staff Attorney with Reprieve.org joins Jerod to talk about Guantanamo Bay, indefinite detention, issues of policy, Obama's promise to close the detention facility, surveillance chilling effect on attorney client privilege, and more. From Reprieve - &quot;We are a non-profit organization of lawyers and investigators assisting those facing detention without trial, execution and extra-judicial killing.&quot;
Jared Yates Sexton, political correspondent and independent journalist joins us to talk about what he saw during a Trump rally and the US election, politics, media and more!
Sam interviews Mike Katz-Lacabe who has been requesting documentation from law enforcement agencies across the United States to determine which possess surveillance gear.
Jerod interviews Dr. Richard Tynan, technologist with Privacy International. The two discuss a variety of surveillance issues including technology, regulation (or lack thereof), homemade and black-market gear, the proliferation of companies involved with the industry and much more. Dr. Tynan holds a first class honours BSc (Hons) degree and a PhD in Distributed Artificial Intelligence for Embedded Sensor Networks from University College Dublin, and has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Law.
Jerod interviews author and nuclear energy historian James Mahaffey. Mahaffey had written several books and including 'Atomic Accidents'.
Sam sits down with Coleen Rowley, former FBI agent and Division Counsel for the Minneapolis FBI. Coleen blew the whistle on major intelligence failures surrounding 9/11. This fascinating discussion covers deep politics, foreign policy, surveillance and much more!
Jerod interviews Heather Hamel, the Founder and Executive Director of 'Justice That Works.' The two speak about the broken justice system, mass incarceration, rehabilitation and how to fix these plights.
Marco Calamari, of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights in Milan, Italy, which developed GlobaLeaks. GlobaLeaks enables and protects whistle blowing activities for those concerned with retaliation and anonymity.
Jerod talks with Will Gaona, Policy Director for the ACLU in Arizona. The two talk about controversial bills being considered by the Arizona Legislature. Specifically, a proposed ban on filming the police and other.
The extended version of our 'Spotlight' interview with Niko Georgiades of Unicorn Riot.