Robert Skidelsky is best known for his definitive three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes. It hardly surprising, then, that he begins his latest book, How Much is Enough? (co-authored with his son, the philosopher Edward Skidelsky), with a puzzle posed by the master himself. Show More Summary
The way John Oliver sees it, Edward Snowden blowing the lid off of the NSA surveillance scandal presents the media with a specific problem: "Do...
House Speaker John Boehner calls Edward Snowden a "traitor." The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Dianne Feinstein, labels his brave whistleblowing "an act of...
While Snowden's revelations about the NSA were dismaying, they were not surprising. Indeed, what I have found more disconcerting is the left-right response to Snowden's revelations, namely, the willingness by those on both sides to join forces in maintaining the governmental status quo.
The Boston Globe: “President Obama exhorted a crowd of thousands to support US Senate hopeful Edward J. Markey, who Obama said, would ‘carry on the legacy of John Kerry and Ted Kennedy’ and ‘be my partner.’” Obama stopped in for a burger to go …
New temporary "Daily Show" host John Oliver took aim at the media on Wednesday, criticizing what he perceived as superficial press coverage of NSA leak source Edward Snowden. "I can't think of anything less relevant to be talking about right now than where Edward Snowden went to middle school," Oliver said. Show More Summary
Just as it seems America is "at the precipice of scandal overload," John Oliver laments on Wednesday night's Daily Show, the State Department has to fall prey to another one — or, rather, what could turn into one, if a whistle-blower's claims about prostitution cover-ups turn out to be true. Show More Summary
Appearing on Fox News on Wednesday morning, former UN Ambassador John Bolton criticized NSA leaker Edward Snowden, pushing back against those who have hailed him a hero. He's "dishonorable" and "deceitful," Bolton asserted, while also questioning access the information Snowden leaked. We can't be sure he acted alone, he contended.
CNN reporter John King joined his colleague Jake Tapper in dismissing the claims by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) that the journalists who vetted and reported leaks by Edward Snowden relating to the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices should be prosecuted. Show More Summary
Former UN Ambassador John Bolton suggested today on Happening Now that NSA Leaker Edward Snowden may not be acting alone. “I will say this on Snowden, we don’t know the full story here yet. The kinds of things he’s had … Continue reading ?
Supporters of Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA) who is running in a special election to replace former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) will receive a visit from President Barack Obama on Thursday. Obama’s visit to the Bay State was not, however, met with a warm welcome from Markey’s supporters. Show More Summary
... is that John Boehner and Dianne Feinstein both believe that Edward Snowden is a "traitor."Oh, and they agree that eliminating all of your privacy rights is a good thing, too.
The condemnations are raining down upon Edward Snowden, master leaker of National Security Agency surveillance programs. They come from the expected sources: House Speaker John Boehner calls him a “traitor.” But they also come from people you might expect to be more sympathetic toward him. Show More Summary
This magnificent, sensuous painting The Ionian Dance (1895) by Sir Edward John Poynter comes up for grabs at Bonhams’ 19th Century Paintings sale at New Bond Street, London, on 10 July, having been lost (in various private hands abroad) for 100 years. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner is calling Edward Snowden a traitor, but the White House says it's withholding comment, citing the ongoing investigation into the man who says he shared NSA secrets with news agencies. "I won't comment specifically on someone...
In this Sky News television interview with EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow, Julian Assange of Wikileaks describes Prism Leaker Edward Snowden as "a Hero."
House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday declared Edward Snowden, who leaked top secret domestic spy data to the media, a "traitor." Boehner, R-Ohio, spoke to ABC's "Good Morning America." "He's a traitor," the speaker said. "The president outlined last week that...
Edward Snowden is a "traitor" for releasing classified information about National Security Agency surveillance programs to two media outlets, House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos that aired Tuesday. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) tore into Edward Snowden, the former private security contractor who leaked a variety of secret National Security Agency monitoring programs to the press, in an interview with Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos broadcast Tuesday. Boehner called Snowden a “traitor” and said that he was fully briefed on the NSA programs.