Norman Solomon: Cut Off the NSA’s Juice

"This is a struggle for power over what kind of future can be created for humanity." By Norman Solomon  Norman Solomon's Blog  January 27, 2014 The National Security Agency depends on huge computers that guzzle electricity in the service of the surveillance state. For the NSA’s top executives, maintaining a vast flow of juice to More

500 Years of History: Mass Spying Always Aimed At Crushing Dissent

It’s Never to Protect Us From Bad Guys Above: James Otis arguing in court in Boston in 1761 against the Writs of Assistance, general search warrants that allowed British authorities to search colonists at will.  Otis lost before the King’s courts but many see the seeds of the American Revolution in this case.     By Washington's Blog   January More

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