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December 25, 2013
2 mins

Former CIA Boss, Task Force Member Says Even Though Metadata Collection Hasn't Been Useful, It Should Be Expanded

December 24, 2013 We've pointed out that one of the big surprises in the White House's task force proposals on NSA reform, was that the task forc

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December 14, 2013
2 mins

Perception Management: US Media Gloss Over CIA Support of Apartheid & Role in Mandela's 1962 Arrest

" ... Ignoring history is one thing; re-writing history is another ... " CIA and Mandela: Can the truth be told now?; Mandela and misremembering hist

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December 8, 2013
2 mins

SCOTT LIVELY PETITIONS FOR EXCLUSION FROM CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY TRIAL IN UGANDA

December 6, 2013 Scott Lively is again trying to avoid facing the music in the Crimes Against Humanity lawsuit brought against him by Sexual Mino

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December 6, 2013
2 mins

Parliament Asks MI5 Boss to Justify Claim that NSA Leaks Endangered National Security (Guardian)

Photo: Home affairs select committee chairman Keith Vaz has asked the MI5 chief to justify comments about the Guardian's coverage of Edward Snowden'

December 2, 2013
2 mins

The War on Democracy (Guardian)

How corporations and spy agencies use "security" to defend profiteering and crush activism A stunning new report compiles extensive evidence sh

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November 21, 2013
2 mins

Kennedy Cousin Skakel Freed after 11 Years in Prison

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who won a new trial last month in the slaying of Martha Moxley in 1975, walked out of jail a free man Thursday after be

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November 15, 2013
2 mins

Dianne Feinstein's Fake Surveillance Reform Bill

" ... The legislation would make clear in no uncertain terms that communication records like phone, email, and internet data can be collected withou

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November 12, 2013
2 mins

NSA Data Mining has Nothing to do with Terrorism

Electronic Frontier Foundation: "NSA's Vast Surveillance Powers Extend Far Beyond Counterterrorism, Despite Misleading Government Claims": "Time and a

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October 26, 2013
2 mins

How the FBI Manipulates Grand Juries to Intimidate Political Dissidents

" ... Grand juries have been a tool in the FBI’s arsenal of intimidation and information-gathering tactics for decades. They were a hallmark of the

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October 25, 2013
2 mins

Psychiatric Patients in Prisons Are Frequent Rape Victims

Sexual abuse is shockingly common in the US prison system. A recent survey conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics concluded that each year abou

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October 15, 2013
2 mins

Newly Declassified Documents Show how Surveillance State was Born

Almost no one noticed when the book was quietly released this summer. It has perhaps the most benumbing title in publishing history. Yet inside thi

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October 14, 2013
2 mins

Oxford, MA Passes Anti-NDAA Resolution, Prohibits “Targeted Killing”

Also see: "What Does the NDAA Really Authorize?" Oxford, MA – Just two days after Albany, NY unanimously passed, 11-0, the strongest Anti-NDAA res

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October 13, 2013
2 mins

Edwin Black: American Eugenics

" ... One of my emphases has always been the antecedents of the Nazi Holocaust. In other words, how did they get there? Who financed it? Who helped?

October 11, 2013
2 mins

"Patriot Act Author: ‘There has been a Failure of Oversight.’" (WaPo)

Photo: Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is the author of the Patriot Act — and an opponent of how it has been used to justify broad domestic spying powers. (J

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October 8, 2013
2 mins

New York Capitol Unanimously Passes Anti-NDAA Resolution

ALBANY, NY – On October 7, 2013, the Albany, NY Common Council unanimously passed Resolution 80.92.13, becoming the first city in America to prohib

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September 25, 2013
2 mins

Albany, NY Introduces Strongest Resolution In America Against NDAA

In an effort  to restore the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, 11th Ward Councilman Anton Konev of the Albany, NY Common Council, has i

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August 28, 2013
2 mins

Former CIA Agent Publishes Book on Harassment by Agency, Cover-Up

While working as a senior officer on a secret government base, Shipp and his  family were subjected to severe toxic exposure. They were bleeding from

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August 10, 2013
2 mins

The Military Grip on US Policing

8 August 2013 US domestic law enforcement finds one reason after another to adopt military tactics and tougher approaches to enforce civilian

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June 12, 2013
2 mins

The Bradley Manning Trial and Unconstitutional Secrecy

" ... Anyone who holds freedom of the press dear should shudder at the threat that the prosecution's theory presents to journalists, their sources a

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June 3, 2013
2 mins

Bradley Manning's Court Martial: Key Players in the WikiLeaks Trial

Bradley Manning. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP From the defendant to the judge and an anonymous Navy Seal who may testify in disguise – who's w

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May 23, 2013
2 mins

Protester Stages Mock Suicide at Notre Dame Cathedral, Appeals for 'Death of Fascism' Day

Feminist appeals for 'death of fascism' day after far-right historian Dominique Venner shot himself dead at altar A member of the militant feminist g

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May 20, 2013
2 mins

Twitter ‘Hate Map’ Shows where Racist, Homophobic and Offensive Tweets Originate

Students at Humboldt State University in California individually reviewed 150,000 geocoded tweets containing racist, homophobic, or otherwise offensiv

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May 13, 2013
2 mins

Baltimore: Woman Beaten for Filming Police Beating a Man

BALTIMORE (CN) - Baltimore police beat up a woman and smashed her camera for filming them beating up a man, telling her: "You want to film something b

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April 30, 2013
2 mins

No Peace Outside 'The Box': Solitary Confinement of Mentally Ill Prisoners

Jeff  Rockefeller never got past the eighth grade growing up in Troy. He spent his  20s in the Capital  District Psychiatric Center and has struggl