Tag Archives: Condoleezza Rice

Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks, and The Deepwater Horizon

If the the U.S. jails Julian Assange, they should jail me, and my colleagues at The Guardian and New York Times. We all used the Manning / Assange / WikiLeaks emails

VICE News: The CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasion

Leopold: According to the latest figures compiled by Iraq Body Count, to date more than 200,000 Iraqi civilians have been killed, although other sources say the casualties are twice as high. More than 4,000 US soldiers have been killed in Iraq, and tens of thousands more have been injured and maimed. The war has cost US taxpayers more than $800 billion.

Norman Solomon: Convicting Sterling to Chill Whistleblowing

Few reporters covered the bulk of the trial’s several dozen hours of testimony. (In the courtroom each day, I usually saw no more than three or four other journalists present.) The dire shortage of thorough coverage meant that news media did very little to illuminate the profuse contradictions and disturbing implications that riddled the testimony from more than 20 employees of the CIA.

Norman Solomon: Race, Leaks and Prosecution at the CIA

Left dangling in the air was the indication that Harlow thought of Sterling as a possible leaker because he’d gone through channels to claim that he had been a victim of racial bias at the CIA.

Nick Theis: Does Your University Have a Military Industrial (In)security Complex?

 Military recruiting is at the root of this university, and is the root of its relationship to the military. The same act that allowed the U of M[innesota] to establish itself as a so-called “land-grant university,” the 1862 Morrill Act, also laid the groundwork for what was to later become the Reserve Officer Training Corps […]

Moyers and Company — Iraq: The War Card

As part of its investigation into the false statements made by top Bush administration officials leading up to the Iraq war, the Center for Public Integrity has just released an interactive database where you can search who said what, when. WAR & PEACE  Moyers and Company  June 26, 2014 Iraq: The War Card (Photo: Center for Public Integrity) The Center […]

Henry Giroux: Data Storms and the Tyranny of Manufactured Forgetting

The current mainstream debate regarding the crisis in Iraq and Syria offers a near perfect example of both the death of historical memory and the collapse of critical thinking in the United States. It also signifies the emergence of a profoundly anti-democratic culture of manufactured ignorance and social indifference. By Henry A. Giroux  Truthout.org | News Analysis […]

▶ Human Rights and Civil Rights: A colloquium inspired by Dr. Condoleezza Rice

Published on Apr 28, 2014 On April 17, 2014, Dr. Condoleezza Rice gave the Distinguished Carlson Lecture at the University of Minnesota as part of the series of events entitled, “Keeping Faith with a Legacy of Justice,” sponsored by the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the American […]

Glenn Greenwald: Excerpt from The Battle for Justice in Palestine

There are disturbing parallels between the kinds of witch hunts against individuals suspected of anti-Israel views and the campaigns to root out alleged Communists during the 1940s and 1950s. Most universities then, as now, did not show great courage in standing up to intimidation by government and other outside groups, while some were actually complicit. […]

▶ Condi Rice at the University of Minnesota, Full Videos of Protest with Speeches

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▶ 100+ gather in protest of Condoleezza Rice speech

by Shelby Capacio – email  KMSP-TV Minneapols-St. Paul  Posted: Apr 17, 2014 4:50 PM CDTUpdated: Apr 17, 2014 10:47 PM CDT Watch the video: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/clip/10066869/protest-greets-condoleezza-rice Photo by Scott Wasserman. (Editor’s Note: This photo was taken early on as people were gathering.) Photo by Scott Wasserman  (Editor’s Note: David Pellow, U of MN faculty, speaks to large group who are not […]

UMN Faculty Statement on the Visit of Dr. Condoleezza Rice  

University of Minnesota faculty respond to decision to have Condoleezza Rise speak on campus. Comment by Coleen Rowley and link to petition: Please read the concerns of nearly 200 U of MN faculty who object to the University President and Humphrey Institute Dean who, without consulting anyone, decided to put someone who has committed war […]

Coleen Rowley> Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace

Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace Coleen Rowley    Posted: 05/14/2012 12:55 pm   Huffington Post  (Author’s note: Perhaps it’s a good thing I was obviously too late in submitting this to run on Mother’s Day so as not to cast a pall over the sentimental […]

Ray McGovern> US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes

US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes Exclusive: Recent comments by U.S and Israeli military leaders indicate that the intelligence services of the two countries agree that Iran has not decided to build a nuclear bomb, a crack in the Western narrative that the U.S. press corps won’t accept, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern explains.  By Ray McGovern   January 24, 2012 […]