Snowden with Katie Couric: thoughts on democracy

Valuable food for thought in this discussion. His comments starting at 16:50 around the history of democracy are insightful: “Every act of progression in our nation’s history involved tension with laws..that were wrong.”  Worthy reflection on notions of right and wrong, cost and benefits, state crimes and individual acts of civil disobedience.

In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric in Russia, Edward Snowden, the fugitive former NSA contractor who leaked information about U.S. surveillance activities, talks about Putin, life in Russia with his longtime girlfriend and the possibility of returning to the U.S. to face justice in a Trump administration. Here is a direct video link.

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