Hillary Clinton’s Announcement Paves Way for Progressives to Abandon Principles Very Early in 2016 Election

By: Monday April 13, 2015 1:00 pm

Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement that she will run for president in the 2016 election paves the way for progressives to abandon their principles and values much earlier than previous elections. A number of progressives are not likely to wait this time for the Democratic Party’s primary to unfold because they contend it is inevitable Clinton [...]

 

Anthony Ray Hinton & His Attorney Discuss Hinton’s Exoneration After 30 Years on Alabama Death Row

By: Monday April 6, 2015 5:00 pm

Anthony Ray Hinton, a 59-year-old black man, was wrongfully convicted in Alabama of murdering two fast food restaurant managers in 1985. The US Supreme Court vacated his conviction last year and, after 30 years on death row, Hinton was freed from jail. His exoneration made Hinton the 152nd person to be exonerated from death row [...]

CISA Isn’t About Cybersecurity, It’s About Surveillance

By: Friday March 13, 2015 6:00 pm

Part 2: Bruce Schneier on the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World Yesterday, in secret session, the Senate intelligence committee advanced the CISA bill… Bipartisan group of senators vote 14 to 1 on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act as lone dissenter calls measure ‘a surveillance bill by another name’ The Senate intelligence [...]

Noam Chomsky: After Dangerous Proxy War, Keeping Ukraine Neutral Offers Path to Peace with Russia

By: Monday March 2, 2015 5:00 pm

By Democracy Now! The recent ceasefire in Ukraine continues to hold after a shaky start, days after Secretary of State John Kerry publicly accused Russian officials of lying to his face about their military support for separatist rebels. The United Nations says the death toll from the nearly year-old conflict has topped 6,000. This comes [...]

CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou: Prosecute CIA Case Officers Who Flouted the Law & Tortured Detainees

By: Monday February 9, 2015 6:00 pm

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who was released from a federal prison in Loretto, Pennsylvania, last week, after serving about 23 months in jail, called for CIA case officers to be prosecuted for “flouting” the law when they tortured detainees.

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

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