Sunday, March 06, 2005

NOW--Democracy in Danger in the U.S.?

PBS's Weekly newsmagazine NOW feature of the week is "Democracy in Danger? Civil Liberties after 9/11." Their on-line coverage includes a fine review of the reasons restrictions were placed on domestic powers to spy on American citizens conducting peaceful political activities after 1971. Unfortunately, these restrictions have now been largely wiped away. See NOW's discussion of "COINTELPRO Again?"--the history of COINTELPRO at:


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