The NSA and You

By DECLAN PETERSON, age 11 According to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, appointed by President Obama, the surveillance is illegal. PHOTO: Susan Melkisethian After the Sept. 11 attacks, domestic spying in the United States increased dramatically. The...

U.S. Media Silent on Latest Snowden Interview

By KATIE SCHLECHTER, IndyKids Staff PHOTO: Praxis Films and Wikimedia Commons In a German TV interview in early February 2014, Edward Snowden explained how domestic spying programs in the United States weaken human rights and democracy. While the interview was treated...

“Stop Watching Us” Rally in Washington, D.C.

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 PHOTO: Susan Melkisethian A coalition of organizations and companies called StopWatching.Us held a “Rally Against Mass Surveillance” in Washington, D.C. on October 26, 2013. They delivered a petition demanding that Congress...