My recommended reading for today August 22, 2013

by Stephen Tall on August 22, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… David Miranda’s detention – what do the public think? 1-in-5 Con/Ukip voters support a de facto police state. Interesting YouGov finding! See final para here: http://bit.ly/13I7cpq Richard Dawkins attacks Muslim bigots, not (…)

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David Miranda’s detention – what do the public think?

by Stephen Tall on August 22, 2013

Polling firm YouGov has surveyed the British public on their attitudes to this week’s big news story: the detention of David Miranda, partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who’s worked with Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence officer on whistleblowing / leaking details of the the surveillance activities of the US and British intelligence agencies. […]