Civil Liberties Hang by a Thread in Western World Yaël Ossowski | December 18, 2014 | PanAm Post Within hours of the October 22 shootings in Ottawa’s Parliament, which killed one Canadian soldier, the Canadian population, still reeling from the brazen attack, braced for a new round of anti-terrorism legislation. It was to be expected. […]
By Yaël Ossowski / December 12, 2014 / Watchdog.org BLOATED: A recent report finds FirstNet has had millions in cost overruns and continues to have problems with conflicts of interest for board members. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org A new government agency tasked with creating a public broadband system for first responders with billions […]
SNOOP: One Senator wants to stop the practice of requiring back doors into phones and computers, which would allow the federal government to snoop on Americans. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon wants to ban the practice of requiring tech companies to integrate back doors into their devices, allowing the […]
GOING HOME: More illegal immigrants than ever are heading home. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org While opponents to President Obama’s Nov. 20 executive action are decrying the plan’s legal consequence and calling attention to the scourge of illegal immigrants in the country, the numbers are saying the problem is actually not as severe as in years […]
This generation of young people in Europe can be counted amongst one of the freest generations in the history of the world. Not only are young people now free from outright domination by totalitarian regimes like fascism, nazism, and socialism which dominated just decades ago, but they are able to freely cross the borders of […]
I gave this presentation for the first time at the European Students For Liberty Amsterdam Regional Conference. I also gave a modified version of this speech to the ESFL Regional Conference in Belgrade, Serbia on 22. November, 2014. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 27. September 2014
I was lucky enough to give a small presentation at the ESFL Regional Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria on Oct. 18, 2014. Thanks to Stoyan Panchev and the entire Bulgarian Libertarian Society for a great event.
On Oct. 25, 2014, I moderated a panel in Spanish on journalism and the state at the European Students For Liberty Regional Conference in Madrid, Spain.
“Trade for Yourself, Think for Yourself” Says Defector Yeonmi Park Yaël Ossowski | PanAmPost North Korean defector Yeonmi Park addresses the Oslo Freedom Forum on October 21, 2014. (YouTube) Among the many speeches I heard while at the Oslo Freedom Forum last month, there is one in particular that stuck with me. Not just because […]