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    Events of Interest: Panel Discussion on Government Surveillance of Americans (Dec. 5)

    The Center for Public Scholarship at the New School is hosting a panel discussion on surveillance of Americans and foreign nationals by the U.S. government. Here’s more on the panelists:

    James Bamford is a journalist who reports on U.S. intelligence agencies and author of three books on the NSA, includingThe Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America.

    Jameel Jaffer is an ACLU deputy legal director and director of the ACLU’s Center for Democracy, which houses the organization’s National Security Project, Human Rights Program, and Speech, Privacy & Technology Project

    Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Counsel, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School

    Moderator: Kenneth Roth is Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. He has written extensively on a wide range of human rights abuses and recently wrote a piece for the New York Review of Books on “Rethinking Surveillance.”

    Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
    Location: The New School, John Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, New York
    For more information and to register: http://www.newschool.edu/cps/events/

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