Detroit Will be Democracy’s Decisive Battle Wed, 10/30/2013 – 14:17 — Glen Ford “If we don’t do something real soon, I think you’ll have to agree that we’re going to be forced either to use the ballot or the bullet. It’s one or the other in 1964. It isn’t that time is running out — … Continue reading Detroit Will be Democracy’s Decisive Battle
Published on Thursday, October 31, 2013 by FireDogLake Human Rights Attorneys Have Been Working with German Politicians on Asylum for Snowden by Kevin Gosztola (update below) Human rights attorneys have been discussing the possibility of asylum for former NSA contractor Edward Snowden with left-wing politicians in Germany. The plan being developed involves giving testimony … Continue reading Our Little Dick-tater Screwed Up Again!
On NSA claims about misreporting of two slides NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander asserted yesterday that two “Boundless Informant” slides we published – one in Le Monde and the other in El Mundo – were misunderstood and misinterpreted. The NSA then dispatched various officials to the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post to make the same … Continue reading Greenwald’s Rebuttal to National [in]Security Asshole Report
Truthdig / By Chris Hedges Is There a Revolution Coming? Americans Finally Realize Global Capitalism Is a Murderous Sham Popular revulsion for the ruling elite is nearly universal. Are we going to see an uprising? October 30, 2013 | “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism … Continue reading Is There a Revolution Coming? Americans Finally Realize Global Capitalism Is a Murderous Sham
Something wicked this way comes… Four somethings, to be exact. In honor of the year’s spookiest holiday, we’ve pulled together a collection of Halloween Horrors! Which one do you think YOUR friends will find the most frightening? Take your pick, and share the scare! All year long, we fight against the world’s true terrors—everything from … Continue reading Something wicked this way comes…
Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Common Dreams ‘I Hope You Publish This’: NSA Broke Into Google, Yahoo Data Centers ‘The NSA does not keep everything it collects, but it keeps a lot,’ reports the Washington Post – Jon Queally, staff writer Without their knowledge or permission, the … Continue reading ‘I Hope You Publish This’: NSA Broke Into Google, Yahoo Data Centers
The Coming Food Stamp Cut Will Hit 900,000 Veterans By Bryce Covert on October 29, 2013 at 9:00 am Benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, will automatically drop come Friday thanks to the loss of additional funds from the 2009 stimulus bill. That cut will hit about 900,000 … Continue reading The Coming Food Stamp Cut Will Hit 900,000 Veterans