Late Night: MENA Mashup: Kobane, ISIS, and Our MIC

By: Saturday October 11, 2014 8:00 pm

Now, it’s interesting how the actual Kurds on the ground, are portraying it too.

 

Same as It Ever Was: War, Peace, Wall Street, and the Smothers Brothers

By: Wednesday April 16, 2014 4:37 pm

Censored for years, the Smothers Brothers kept on satirizing. In the end their uncompromising political message drove them off the air, with CBS firing the duo and the rest of their comedy ensemble under pressure from the White House. Though the Brothers and the ACLU fought a successful legal battle in response, their careers were effectively over. A documentary, Smothered, tells the whole story — but only clips seem to be available online.

Lawsuit: Attempted Entrapment of Activists by Military Officer & Further Evidence of Domestic Spying

By: Wednesday February 26, 2014 6:54 am

A lawsuit challenging domestic military spying against citizens engaged in antiwar activism and acts of civil disobedience obtained a public record that further confirms the United States Army was involved in targeting “leftists” or “anarchists” as domestic terrorists in 2007. Also, according to a “Democracy Now!” interview, one of the activists was pressured by the [...]

MENA Mashup: AIPAC, CIA, the Deep State, and, the House of Saud

By: Sunday February 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Pepe Escobar has also been screaming about the House of Saud’s recent perfidy… Warning: Saudi mayhem ahead

50 Years of Political Puppets

By: Friday December 27, 2013 7:00 pm

The Bread & Puppet Theater turned 50 years old in 2013.

What Court Orders Led Email Service Lavabit to Shut Down?

By: Friday September 27, 2013 5:00 pm

The owner of the encrypted email service provider that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was reportedly using, Lavabit, which shut down early in August, apparently made the decision to stop operating after receiving a “pen register” order and an order under the Stored Communications Act, according to a legal filing posted by POLITICO‘s Josh Gerstein.

Kevin Gosztola’s Interview on Bradley Manning’s Trial for ‘Democracy Now!’

By: Wednesday July 10, 2013 3:52 pm

In a web-only video, I discussed the lack of media coverage during the trial, how WikiLeaks had been characterized by the government during the trial, the significance of Professor Yochai Benkler’s testimony today. I also was asked about Firedoglake’s publishing of CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou\’s letters from prison in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Kevin Gosztola Discusses Start of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s Court Martial on DemocracyNow!

By: Monday June 3, 2013 9:25 am

Here’s a clip of Amy Goodman talking with Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola this morning from .Fort Meade as Day 1 of Bradley Manning’s court martial begins.

AP Scandal: The Chilling Effect It Will Have on Journalists Who Were Already Working in Chilly Environment

By: Saturday May 18, 2013 10:15 am

In continuing coverage and discussion of the Justice Department’s seizure of AP records and the implications this has on freedom of the press, I went on “The Marc Steiner Show” on WEAA on Friday.

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