Microphone surveillance in French streets

A plan to install microphones on streets in the southeastern French town of Saint Etienne has angered some locals, with calls to come out onto the streets on Saturday to protest against what they say is an invasion of privacy. Source: Protests planned against microphone surveillance in French streets - France - RFI

Government killing millions of cats

Australian officials are airdropping poisonous sausages across the country in order to kill millions of feral cats that have taken over the continent. Source: Australian officials killing millions of feral cats with poisoned sausages | Fox News

Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change – The Boston Globe

The people we elect aren’t the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University’s Michael Glennon. Source: Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change. - The Boston Globe But six years into his administration, the Obama version of national security looks almost indistinguishable from the one he inherited. Guantanamo Bay remains open. The NSA …