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The executives at Sony Pictures made the selfless call, not to exercise their freedom of expression and to protect their employees—a decision far more noble than having Monsanto lobbyists pump ...
by lawscout
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 11:44 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Glenn Greenwald: LGBT Groups Assimilationist & Force For Bad http://youtu.be/oV9FKnU7Zkc?list=PLFNO0QxSo1X2GUhn3wjCUhdxDydmyQs4j Jeff 4 Justice asks journalist Glenn Greenwald about LGBT mega ...
by conversations4connecting
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:21 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Who's the leader of the club? The combination of propaganda and crowd control may have never been practiced more effectively in this country than in the lead up to the Patriot Act. Now we live in ...
by esessis
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 11:34 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . Letter to an Unknown Whistleblower  How the Security State’s Mania for ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 07:25 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Yahoo has previously unsuccessfully sued the foreign intelligence surveillance (Fisa) court, which provides the legal framework for NSA surveillance. In 2007 it asked to be allowed to publish ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 06:18 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
For the past 450 days, the tiny Ecuadorian embassy adjoining a posh London shopping center has been host to a guest: Julian Assange. After having pledged to appeal the UK Supreme Court decision ...
by Rei
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 03:11 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 02:54 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
After a long summer, Little Suzie Newsykins is here to tell us all about her summer job with the Obama administration.  The White House seems to be a little, um, confused about their various ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Perpetual War Schemes: Incalculable Costs More than 50 years ago President Eisenhower warned that if unchecked, military-industrial interests would have an adverse influence on government decisions.
by Lynne Vogel
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 08:17 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
On August 21, Chris Hedges wrote a great post called “Bradley Manning and the Gangster State.” It is consonant with my own thinking, and, more importantly, it makes one focus on the most ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 9 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
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by Matt Bors
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Bradley Manning wants to be known as Chelsea Manning. Okay, it's a free country. Even if you are convicted and sent to prison, there are certain rights that you retain. In prison, she wants to ...
by the mighty quip
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 07:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
which I wrote in a free-flowing discussion on a private list. Since these are my thoughts, and I do not quote or refer to the words of anyone else, I feel free to share them here. Make of them ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 11:44 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Speaking on trans* issues as a white, (mostly) straight, cisgendered male is always a tough one for me. I literally have no idea what it's like to be trans* in America, or what kind of struggles the ...
by Randle Aubrey
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 09:52 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
We were probably long overdue for a national discussion about transgender and transsexuals. The Manning case and conviction have opened the door for the first in a series of subsequent dialogues. ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 07:12 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
For the past three years, I've been publishing LGBT graphic novels and comics under the Northwest Press imprint. The next book, coming in October, is a collection of new work from 33 established ...
by zanseattle
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 11:12 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
We live in a time of unprecedented communicative possibility. Data can be transmitted at tremendous rates. As soon as anyone seeks to make use of the vast new potential, though, to share information ...
by Dylan Brody
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 03:48 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Look, the way you get a pardon from the President of the United States is through the Pardon Office . The Pardon Office receives thousands of applications per year, and very, very few are forwarded ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 183 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 01:11 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
The 35-year-sentence handed down by a military judge for Pfc. Bradley Manning on Wednesday was grossly excessive. We have started a petition for Obama to grant Manning a presidential pardon ...
by Warren Swil
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 12:08 PM PDT with 5 Recommends