Has the “war on terror” morphed into a war on civil liberties? The massive government spying is uniting genuine patriots on the left and right. Leakers Manning and now Snowden, courageously revealed information that rightly belongs to the public, have been labeled traitors. But in what’s left of our democracy, we are not yet powerless. David Talbot, founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon is guest on this discussion, talking about a new group of experienced investigative journalists called The Open America Project. Talbot writes: “this is a critical moment for American democracy,” and this is a new way to help conscientious Americans preserve it.