NSA http://iowapublicradio.org en Ukraine Crisis Deepens http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ukraine-crisis-deepens <p>As the Ukrainian crisis deepens, Host Ben Kieffer talks with Wayne Moyer of Grinnell College and Donna Hoffman of University of Northern Iowa about U.S. response.&nbsp; Other topics include, the Pulitzer Prize awarded to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their coverage of the NSA, a new climate change study, and Stephen Colbert's new Late Night gig.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:59:25 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 39230 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ukraine Crisis Deepens Politics Day: Phone Tapping OurFriends and ACA http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-phone-tapping-ourfriends-and-aca <p> Amid allegations that the U.S. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:57:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 31382 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Phone Tapping OurFriends and ACA Privacy in a Globally Connected Digital Age http://iowapublicradio.org/post/privacy-globally-connected-digital-age <p>We are living at a time when a simple Tweet or online posting can make you a celebrity overnight. Or, change your life for the worse, as when a University of Iowa teaching assistant accidentally emailed her students her own nude photos, instead of a classroom assignment.</p><p>This is also a time when private companies like Google and Facebook know more about a U.S. citizen than their own government. Today on River To River - a discussion of privacy-related news. We touch on everything from Google Glass to the international response to NSA surveillance methods.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:00:20 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 31091 at http://iowapublicradio.org Privacy in a Globally Connected Digital Age Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-34 <p>About half of Americans say the leak of classified information dealing with NSA surveillance serves the public interest.&nbsp; Slightly more say that whistleblower&nbsp; Edward Snowden should face prosecution. Host Ben Kieffer examines this split in public opinion and the claims that this surveillance has foiled dozens of terrorist plots.&nbsp; Also analysis of the G-8 summit and the implications of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on voting rights.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:38:52 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 22717 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day