Reported and alleged Central Intelligence Agency spying on Senate Select Committee on Intelligence members should only increase the effort by senators to have a report on the agency’s rendition, detention and interrogation program released.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday March 5, 2014 4:15 pm|
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 5, 2014 3:18 pm|
The University of Chicago has always been notorious for lacking integrity – intellectual and otherwise. Founded by oil monopolist and banker John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago has been the hell-mouth for Neoliberal quackery for generations perhaps most notoriously as patient zero for Professor Eugene Fama’s virulent “efficient market hypothesis” – a theory that helped justify the reckless deregulation that crashed financial markets in 2008.
Now U of C is getting another free market apologist, this one with real credentials – Fabrice “the Fabulous Fab” Tourre.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 5, 2014 2:22 pm|
The Congressional Budget Office’s original projections about the Affordable Care Act back in 2010 have ended up being very close to the actual result so far, according to a new article from the agency.
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 5, 2014 1:18 pm|
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|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 5, 2014 12:14 pm|
While Colorado’s recreational marijuana system has been up and fully running for two months now, things are moving a bit slower in Washington state. At a meeting on Wednesday the Washington State Liquor Control Board finally issued its very first license to produce and process recreational marijuana.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday March 5, 2014 11:10 am|
Journalist Barrett Brown has won a huge victory. The government has moved to dismiss all of the counts related to his sharing of a link to a file from the private intelligence firm, Stratfor, that was already publicly available to others.
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 5, 2014 10:03 am|
I guess we should be surprised? In an act of extreme illegality and impudence the CIA has been caught not only operating domestically but doing so against American citizens who were working for the US Senate according to a report by McClatchy. The CIA Inspector General has reportedly make a referral to the Justice Department [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 5, 2014 8:57 am|
The legal marijuana industry is unlikely to ever develop serious political muscle, because it doesn’t have much popular support and is unlikely to be a very big market.
|By: Peter Van Buren Wednesday March 5, 2014 7:51 am|
As is obvious, there is little the U.S. can, should or will do. The more the U.S. swaggers hollowly about the Crimea, the sadder it all sounds.
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 5, 2014 6:45 am|
Was the Holocaust a unique historical event or is every leader that does something the US doesn’t like Adolf Hitler? According to the Long Beach Press Telegram the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed that what was happening in Ukraine today was like what happened with Nazi Germany. Clinton told an audience at a fundraiser that Russian President Putin’s use of ethnic Russians to help justify intervention was like what Adolf Hitler did to annex other countries saying “Now, if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did back in the ‘30s.”