Limiting Liberty: How Governments Capitalize on Tragedy

Limiting Liberty: How Governments Capitalize on Tragedy

Around the world, tragedy has been capitalized upon in order to curtail civil liberties. From the attacks on 9/11, the London Metro bombings, to shooting incidents like the George Zimmermann case and the Sandy Hook shooting. Mass media and legislators have attempted to use appeals to emotion in order to curtail civil liberties. In this text I will focus mostly on freedoms and the situation […]

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