Sep 17, 2008

Podcast: The Suspect Society

Relevant to the current sociological trends in New Zealand is the first of a three part series from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Surveillance Society. The New Authoritarianism. The Age of Paranoid Politics. These terms, and many others, have been used to describe how the political ground has been shifting under us, particularly since 9/11. Terrorism and national security have become obsessive anxieties. Fear and suspicion have become the order of the day. We are living in what The Best of Ideas producer Mary O’Connell calls “the suspect society.”

Right click to Download The Suspect Society - Part One
[mp3 file: runs 52:07]

Please note: podcasts are archived for 4 weeks only.

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