We’re So Far Down the Rabbit Hole We Must Be Close to China

Published on Monday, May 20, 2013 by The Guardian Obama DOJ Formally Accuses Journalist in Leak Case of Committing Crimes Yet another serious escalation of the Obama administration’s attacks on press freedoms emerges by Glenn Greenwald   It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 … Continue reading We’re So Far Down the Rabbit Hole We Must Be Close to China

Aaron Swartz’s Last Gift: Site Launches Whistleblower Safe House

Published on Friday, May 17, 2013 by Common Dreams In era of “most aggressive government assaults on press freedom,” new open source dropbox provides “secure route” for leaks – Lauren McCauley, staff writer Kevin Poulsen and Aaron Swartz working out the kinks of their open sourced safe house. (Photo via The New Yorker)One month before … Continue reading Aaron Swartz’s Last Gift: Site Launches Whistleblower Safe House

Yemenigate?

DOJ Snooping on Journalists: A Witch Hunt to Enforce Obama Demand for Total Secrecy John Glaser, May 14, 2013 When the Iran-Contra scandal broke out, President Reagan went on national television and played dumb. He claimed he had no knowledge that high-level members of his administration were illegally selling arms to the Iranian regime and … Continue reading Yemenigate?

It Appears Bush-dark and Tricky Dick Have Much in Common

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by The Guardian Justice Department’s Pursuit of AP’s Phone Records Is Both Extreme and Dangerous The claimed legal basis for these actions is unknown, but the threats they pose to a free press and the newsgathering process are clear by Glenn Greenwald Attorney General Eric Holder was required by … Continue reading It Appears Bush-dark and Tricky Dick Have Much in Common

GUILLOTINE the TRANSATLANTIC TRADE and INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP!

Dear Mike & Ann: The United States Trade Representative has invited public comments on the “Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.” (God, even the title makes you ill, doesn’t it?) The “Partnership” actually is a partnership between multinational corporations and their sellout tools in government. It features “investor-state” dispute resolution, which permits huge corporations to file … Continue reading GUILLOTINE the TRANSATLANTIC TRADE and INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP!