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As a matter of faith, some people believe that God can see and hear everything. But as a matter of fact, the U.S. government now has the kind of surveillance powers formerly attributed only to a ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 02:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The fallout over U.S. government espionage in Germany just got more serious. In a move uncommon among close allies the German government asked the CIA station chief to leave the country today. As ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 246 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 09:09 AM PDT with 135 Recommends
Der Spiegel online recently published - on July 4th, ironically - an interview it conducted with Edward Snowden's lawyer and human rights activist Jesselyn Radack who frequently posts at Daily Kos ( ...
by translatorpro
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 02:27 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
Washington's Blog is running a two-part exclusive interview with former NSA senior executive Thomas Drake this weekend and, to put it mildly, it's pretty damning... [Diarist's Note: Washington's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 01:35 PM PDT with 172 Recommends
What we need is a Turn Key setup to protect online Americans from government, corporate, and outright criminal intrusions. We're talking about getting 25,000,000+ people out of these lines of fire ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 10:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
. . . Trailblazer, which led to the wholesale privatization of the intelligence sector, cost an estimated 1.2 billion dollars and enabled the violation of Americans’ constitutional rights, ...
by johnnymonicker
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 09:38 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Editorials from two of the most well established newspapers in the world - the Guardian and the ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 10:02 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The Guardian has a letter from notable whistle blowers calling for intelligence agency employees and others in government to think long and hard about what the government is doing and where their ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 05:19 PM PST with 33 Recommends
German expose of America's "Secret War" attracts quick, strong U.S. rebuttal: From spying to murder campaigns, reported allegations cover it all by Matthew Schofield, McClatchy Foreign Staff, ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 02:16 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond is set to be sentenced today after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). From Huffington Post : Supporters are ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 128 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 06:34 AM PST with 110 Recommends
Since June, the main stream media has been reporting National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations exposing NSA's vast, ineffective, and unconstitutional spying. In the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 06:27 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Without whistleblowers, the mainline media outlets are more transfixed than ever with telling the official story. And at a time like this, the official story is all about spinning for war on Syria. ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 02:51 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Considering the pro-NSA nature of the source, the Wall Street Journal , late tonight, has published an unusual story, titled: "[http://online.wsj.com/article_email/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 332 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 03:28 AM PDT with 250 Recommends
First I have to get this off my chest. I am pissed. If one more person tells me to or even implies that I should sit down and STFU I'm not likely to deal with them in a generous manner. I feel ...
by Just Bob
Comment Count 92 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 07:32 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
For our coverage about the Snowden case, our studio has produced an interview with Thomas Drake. As this is in English, I thought, some of you might be interested in listening to it. It has been a ...
by mimi
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 01:55 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Washington Post has a front page story featuring embattled National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith Alexander's hoarding complex. “Rather than look for a single needle in the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
Melissa Harris-Perry today had 2 back to back segments on her show today that contradicted each other. Her nonsense attempt to explain the contradiction fell just short of absurd. The earlier ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 08:13 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Wikileaks release the following statement from Edward Snowden a bit ago. Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 987 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 03:40 PM PDT with 257 Recommends
The latest in a series of revolutionary reporting from The Guardian 's Glenn Greenwald reveals that under Obama, the NSA continued the Bush-era domestic datamining program Stellar Wind until 2011, ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 129 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has left Hong Kong and is en route today to seek political asylum from Ecuador. The Obama administration charged Snowden under the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 459 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 04:35 AM PDT with 285 Recommends