Constitutional Law http://redriverradio.org en Intelligence Squared U.S. - There is a constitutional right to unlimited political spending http://redriverradio.org/post/intelligence-squared-us-there-constitutional-right-unlimited-political-spending <p><strong>Airs Sunday, Augu</strong>st 24 at 6 p.m. For democracy to work, some say, citizens (and corporations, and unions, and media outlets, and other voluntary organizations) must be allowed to spend as much money as they wish to express their views on the issues, candidates, and elections of the day. But others take the view that if everyone can spend as much money as they like to express their political views, then some voices will be amplified while others will be all but drowned out.<br /> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:00:00 +0000 47577 at http://redriverradio.org Intelligence Squared U.S. - There is a constitutional right to unlimited political spending Intelligence Squared: Spy On Me, I'd Rather Be Safe. http://redriverradio.org/post/intelligence-squared-spy-me-id-rather-be-safe <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Sunday, February 23 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>NSA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> collects data on billions of phone calls and internet communications per day. Are these surveillance programs legal? Do they keep us safe? What tradeoffs are we willing to make between security and privacy? As Benjamin Franklin might have asked, "Are we giving up essential liberty to purchase temporary safety, and thus deserving of neither?"</span></div><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 40636 at http://redriverradio.org Intelligence Squared: Spy On Me, I'd Rather Be Safe.