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Vermont Council on World Affairs - Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative 10/13/2017

Burlington Wards 2/3 NPA Meeting 10/12/2017

International Day of the Girl with Selamawit Adugna Bekele 10/11/2017

Burlington Democrats: Burlington Telecom and Other City Issues 10/11/2017

Burlington Electric Commission 10/11/2017

Colchester Selectboard 10/10/2017

Burlington Mayor Announces Position on Burlington Telecom Finalists 10/10/2017

Essex Junction Trustees 10/10/2017

Nuclear Free Future: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 - International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons 10/09/2017

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Proposed Bill Allows Warrantless Surveillance

If you’re like most people in the U.S., you’ve never heard of Section 702. It’s a little known surveillance law that is part of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Section 702 permits the government to collect the content of communications of “targets” who are “non-Americans” located abroad, including communications they may have with Americans. The short version is this: Section 702 has loopholes that expand state surveillance of both immigrant and citizen people of color.

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