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State Secrets and the National-Security State, by Jacob G. Hornberger

National-security states, also called authoritarian or, if sufficiently repressive, totalitarian states, always have to make it a criminal offense to reveal their secrets and ruthlessly persecute those who violate those laws. 1,035 more words

Government

What does the Supreme People's Court's new judicial transparency policy mean?

In late November (2018), the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued its latest transparency policy. The question is, after reading past the references to the 19th Party Congress and the ideology guiding this document, is what, if anything new does it require of the lower courts (and of itself)? 1,407 more words

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Nov 2 2017 12:54:59 (EST)

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Why does Sen Grassley (one example) have a higher than normal amount of security detail? 786 more words

On the Road Again

After an unintended, extended and unwanted hiatus staying in my beloved home county of south Bucks, I finally hit Spanish shores and headed on down in the van to where I am now living for a while in central Portugal. 411 more words

Literature

VIDEO: Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce speech - 17 Sep 2018

Afra was part of a distinguished panel of speakers at a pre-budget forum discussing the subject ‘Understanding Where We Are…Today – Trinidad and Tobago Economy”. This event was held by the Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce. 75 more words

Politics And Public Affairs

Reuters Journalists Jailed for 7 Years in Myanmar's "State Secrets" case when reporting on Rohingya Massacre

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, who have been held in Yangon’s Insein prison since their arrest in December, were charged with violating the Official Secrets Act by a court on Monday for illegal possession of official documents.  254 more words

Media & News

Property Matters – Sandals MoU? Part three

The previous article delved into the published information on the three existing State-owned hotels and juxtaposed that with the proposals for a Tobago Sandals. Apart from the unsatisfactory position with the State’s existing hotel investments and the reluctance to give details, I also updated readers on the missing MoU for the Tobago Sandals project. 373 more words

Property Matters