National Security

Ten Years Under Surveillance

08.03.12

October 26, 2011 marked the ten year anniversary of the Patriot Act, one of the most sweeping and decisive blows to civil liberties in the United States.

We all watched as our government used the Patriot Act to unleash unprecedented campaigns of intimidation and surveillance on its own population. Over a decade later, the Department of Homeland Security has grown to monolithic proportions while the true scope of our nation’s domestic surveillance programs remains shrouded in secrecy.

For more information about the Patriot Act, click here.