AlterNet / By Steven Rosenfeld 10 Things Americans Underestimate About Our Massive Surveillance State The latest revelations are just the tip of the iceberg. June 7, 2013 | Americans may be upset about the latest revelations in the government’s ability to spy on citizens via their online lives, but no one should be surprised. … Continue reading 10 Things Americans Underestimate About Our Massive Surveillance State
It is possible we are witnessing the implosion of the imperial presidency. Published on Friday, June 7, 2013 by The Guardian On Whistleblowers and Government Threats of Investigation No healthy democracy can endure when the most consequential acts of those in power remain secret and unaccountable by Glenn Greenwald James Clapper, the US director of … Continue reading Pwr 2 Glenn Greenwald!
by BAR executive editor Glen Ford Obama’s presidency has been disastrous for African Americans, who have been economically crushed and disconnected from their historical roots in social struggle. Political fantasists now urge us to put our faith in demographics, claiming that change will inevitably flow from the darkening of America’s population. … Continue reading Can Black Politics Be Revived?
As Bradley Manning Trial Begins, Press Predictably Misses the Point By Matt Taibbi POSTED: June 6, 3:35 PM ET Bradley Manning Alex Wong/Getty Images Well, the Bradley Manning trial has begun, and for the most part, the government couldn’t have scripted the headlines any better. In the now-defunct Starz series Boss, there’s a reporter character … Continue reading GUILLOTINE THE MSM!
Published on Friday, June 7, 2013 by Common Dreams Anonymous Releases NSA Docs Related to Global Spy Network – Common Dreams staff Amid the explosive back-to-back revelations made by the Guardian and Washington Post regarding a pair of National Security Agency surveillence programs this week, the hacktivist group Anonymous on Friday released what they claim … Continue reading Pwr 2 ANONYMOUS!
Monday, 03 June 2013 09:29 By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout | News Analysis Bradley Manning (Image by Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Although whistleblower Bradley Manning pled guilty to 10 offenses that will garner him 20 years in custody, military prosecutors are pursuing further charges – aiding the enemy and violation of the Espionage Act – … Continue reading Bradley Manning’s Legal Duty to Expose War Crimes