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There are several paradigm shifts we need to make in the following years in order to make this “a more perfect union”. (You might have your own list!) First paradigm shift needed imo, is that ...
by glitterscale
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 05:03 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Facing Reality John Gray reflects on what we know but prefer not to think about, whether it's the truth about the invasion of Iraq or the failures of the financial system that led to the banking ...
by ForeignPolicy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 02:17 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The question is not if, but how Homeland Security is involved in the ongoing, violent debacle that is the police/militarized presence in Ferguson, MO. Here is the state web site for the Office of ...
by scorpiorising
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 09:52 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Big hat tip to Barry Ritholtz, for posting about the 4,000 Obama administration documents obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice. The documents were obtained through a Freedom of Information ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 06:44 AM PDT with 159 Recommends
Dave Cooper, Command Master Chief SEAL (Retired) for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), has authored a threat assessment concluding TransCanada‘s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 12:52 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
DHS fusion centers, which became of controversy during the Occupy movement/dismantlement, have been determined to be "pools of ineptitude" and "civil liberties intrusions" according to a Senate ...
by Publius2008
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 04:47 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Less than 72 hours ago, I published these two posts within this community: “[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/09/17/1239396/-New-ACLU-Report-Asks-Gov-t-To-Rein-In-FBI-s-Massive-Ethnic-Racial-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 01:07 AM PDT with 196 Recommends
I usually hate researching a piece like this. After connecting all the hidden dots, I'm generally not happy with the shadowy images that can emerge. Connect them at the risk of your own world view'...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 08:45 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Peek-a-boo I See Your Data! Wikipedia Electronic police states are characterized by government surveillance of telephone traffic, cellular telephone traffic, emails, Internet surfing, video ...
by ShockandAwed
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
On May 20th, The Center for Media and Democracy released a report containing the results of a year-long investigation about how national security agencies and corporate America have set up a public-...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 12:08 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
[Cross-posted at the Campaign for Digital Fourth Amendment Rights ] After the 9/11 attacks, a traumatized nation considered whether the attacks could have been thwarted by coordinating intelligence-...
by smartalex
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A Senate committee investigative report released today finds that fusion centers - massive Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undertakings touted as a solution to "information sharing" - are a ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 05:49 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
The first in a long series of Freedom of Information Act Requests (FOIA) was responded to by the Department of Homeland Security. Truthout was the first news organization to receive and post the ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 11:44 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
By Mandy Simon and Rachel Myers, ACLU The Obama administration released its National ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 02, 2010 at 08:30 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The recent attempted bombing of NWA Flight 253 in Detroit underscores the fact that the main terrorist threat to U.S. persons is from foreign terrorists linked to Al Qaeda. Every official review ...
by LIBERTY BEAT
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 10:22 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The successful FOIA lawsuit by the Electronic Frontier Foundation that exposed DHS ...
by LIBERTY BEAT
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 10:03 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Amidst widespread concerns about the far-reaching surveillance capacities of intelligence fusion centers, citizens groups are moving forward with demands for public oversight and privacy protections.
by LIBERTY BEAT
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 29, 2009 at 02:53 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yesterday, Politico reported that four Republican U.S. Representatives, Reps. John Shaedegg (AZ), Paul Broun (GA), Trent Franks (AZ),
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 152 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 05:42 AM PDT with 236 Recommends
Knowing that Senator Feingold will soon be introducing legislation to curtail the domestic spying authority expanded in last summer's FISA Amendments, and that the PATRIOT ACT returns to the table ...
by ben masel
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2009 at 06:52 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Virginia is for lovers, but there's a terrorist behind every dogwood. Or so you might gather from the "2009 Virginia Terrorism Threat Assessment" by the "Commonwealth of Virginia Department of ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2009 at 10:22 PM PDT with 9 Recommends