Superspies: The Secret Side of Government

Superspies: The Secret Side of Government

by Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont

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Overview

Anyone who has ever participated in a demonstration, gone to a rally, or even written a term paper on a subject remotely “un-American,” you may have been watched. Whether they’ve helped organize a union or engaged in anti-labor activities, there is a chance that your phone may be tapped or your mail opened. There may be a file about you at the FBI.

Currently, a very delicate balance exists between surveillance in the name of national security and spying. An upset in this balance can result in a threat to civil liberties. The growth of huge bureaucracies of superspies on the federal, state, and local levels has tipped this balance to jeopardize the right to privacy. The CIA, the FBI, virtually every government agency, and numerous corporations have stretched “spying in the public interest” to its limits. Foreign governments are toppled, assassinations are plotted. The consequences of political dissent are enormous.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510707108
Publisher: Sky Pony
Publication date: 06/06/2017
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 296,815
File size: 750 KB
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

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