[Marxism] Letter from the US: Bad times for Big Brother

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 20:36:12 MST 2014

A major rift has developed in the ruling class over the revelations by
Edward Snowden of the huge spying by the NSA of every American and hundreds
of millions worldwide.

On December 16, Richard Leon, a conservative federal judge appointed by
George W. Bush, ruled that the vacuuming up of phone “metadata” of US
citizens was most likely a violation of the Fourth Amendment of the US
Constitution’s prohibition of unreasonable search and seizure.


“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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