for the world, it’s dead serious, from the destruction of the environment and the growing threats of terminal nuclear war to a long list of other crimes and horrors.
The refrain of Russian attribution has been repeated so regularly and so emphatically that it’s become easy to forget that no one has ever truly proven the claim.
Chris Hedges discusses building successful non-violent mass movements with Bill Ayers, author of “Demand the Impossible."
I do not believe that he will get a fair trial in the United States, especially in the Eastern District of Virginia, where he’s being charged or where he has been charged. I think the deck is stacked against him, as it is against any whistleblower, and if the government has its way, Ed Snowden More
Congress is now controlled by politicians who raise money and win reelection by granting political favors to their supporters. For example, high-priced lobbyists for Wall Street first devised the deregulation that made too-big-to-fail banks possible, and then fashioned the faux financial fix-it legislation that followed the 2008 economic crisis. These new laws featured a “highly complex stew of new regulations” that could not be well implemented and “would likely not solve the underlying … problem even if they were.”
The new Snowden documents illustrate a crucial fact: Israeli aggression would be impossible without the constant, lavish support and protection of the U.S. government, which is anything but a neutral, peace-brokering party in these attacks. And the relationship between the NSA and its partners on the one hand, and the Israeli spying agency on the More
Americans are told that other governments practice censorship and propaganda, but not their own. Yet, the reality is quite different with many reasonable viewpoints marginalized and deceptive spin put on much that comes from officialdom. . . . By Lawrence Davidson ConsortiumNews.com May 9, 2014 Many Americans assume the U.S. government speaks “the truth” to More
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/89580768] Click where it says "Watch on Vimeo" to see video. Senator Dianne Feinstein's condemnation of CIA spying marked both a low and high point for the U.S. government. Finally, someone in office is angry enough at the privacy violations occurring daily in the United States to publicly denounce a spy agency's actions. Mark More
Obama Administration Continues to Refuse the Release of Names of SOA/WHINSEC Graduates: Appeals SOA Watch Court Victory. The Pentagon is Fighting Hard to Keep SOA/ WHINSEC Secrecy. █████ ██ █ ████ everything ███ █████ is ████ ██ ████ fine ████ ███ █ █████ love. █████ █████ ███ your ████ ████ government." Direct from SOA Watch via More
Read these three things. The Criminal NSA Jennifer Stisa Granick and Christopher Jon Sprigman, New York Times This Plan to End Government Spying Has Grown So Big It Might Actually Work Julie Bort, Business Insider Acts of Journalism and the Espionage Act Josh Stearns, BoingBoing Want a little more? NSA Spying Scandal More