Saville's Shout

May 19, 2014

Saville’s Shout: surveillance state … terror climate … PNG art …

Australia is spying on one in 67 of its citizens, often on suspicion of involvement in terrorism. But are we ignoring the real driver of terrorism in the coming decades -- climate change?

Margot Saville — <em>Crikey</em> Sydney reporter

Margot Saville

Crikey Sydney reporter

Big Brother is watching. Anyone concerned about institutional attacks on the right to privacy should read Glenn Greenwald’s book on Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency, published last week. In No Place to Hide, Greenwald reveals that the NSA has expanded its core philosophy to “collect it all” to include Australia.

Greenwald publishes NSA documents in the book that describe the Five Eyes partners — Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States — as a group that works together and shares most of its surveillance activities.

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  1. paddy

    [For Games of Thrones fans, there is large cache of weapons, including shields, bows and arrows, clubs and axes.]

    Lulz. Tell me they’ve got an actual stuffed dragon in the exhibition and I’ll be on the first plane north to see it.

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