Information Landmine

"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Where Priorities Really Lie

Q. When, according to the actions of the current US government, do serious public safety issues merit official secrecy and the suppression of information?

A. When revealing how bad things really are would harm the commercial interests of big business, of course.

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