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The Private Side of Security: Disclosures about government surveillance of phone records and web data also revealed the extensive networks of private industries that the government contracted to do this work. Siobhan McDermott is the Chief Policy Officer for computer security software company AVG Technologies. She’ll talk with us about what info can actually be protected and the way privacy and disclosure drive her industry.
Asian-American Economics in Illinois: A new report shows that Illinois’s South Asian population is struggling to translate high levels of education into higher incomes. The study by the Chicago-based South Asian American Policy and Research Institute and Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago looks at 2010 census numbers to fill out the picture of one of the state’s fastest-growing minorities. Executive Director Ami Ghandi discusses details with us.
Submitted by listener Shawna Tuttle:
I was talking about your show on Feminist wednesday this week mentioning Miley Cyrus and her debut into Twerking. A friend mentioned comedianne Stevie skit called “Intervention.” I think its a brilliant take on White women “co-opting” black culture to become “edgy.” Except in this time, it goes too far….
Thanks for the show. Love you guys,