Saturday, March 8, 2014 What Europe Should Know about US Mass Surveillance
We live in a global, interconnected world where, when national laws fail, international laws provide for another level of accountability and the asylum process provides a means of due process for individuals who might otherwise be wrongly deprived of it. Polling of public opinion in Europe indicates I am not alone in hoping to see EU governments agree that blowing the whistle on serious wrongdoing should be a protected act.
Friday, February 21, 2014 In Ukraine, Chaos and Violence Hide Nefarious Role of US (11 comments)
Experts on the situation in Ukraine say that most western media outlets are performing a disservice to the overall situation by casting Russia and Yanukovych as the source of blame for the bloodshed while glossing over key facts about the manner in which Europe and the U.S. have added to the recent instability.
Monday, February 17, 2014 Suspected Radiation Leak in Military's Nuclear Dumping Ground (1 comments)
A New Mexico deep-earth repository for the U.S. military's nuclear waste has likely sprung an underground radiation leak, sparking concern among Native American communities and other residents who "carry the burden" of this state's nuclear legacy.
Sunday, February 9, 2014 An Open Letter from P*ssy Riot (5 comments)
We belong to leftist anti-capitalist ideology -- we charge no fees for viewing our art-work, all our videos are distributed freely on the web, the spectators to our performances are always spontaneous passers by, and we never sell tickets to our "shows."
Saturday, February 8, 2014 Bill McKibben: We "Don't Trust" Obama on Climate Change (1 comments)
According to McKibben, the climate movement does not trust Obama to do the right thing on the pipeline, despite the overwhelming scientific evidence and outpouring of opposition to the tar sands project. He will be remembered at the moment, as the president who produced more carbon than anybody thought possible, unless he begins to act now with real power."
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Sen. Warren Aims to Fix "One More Way the System Is Rigged" (2 comments)
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would ban the widespread practice of employers using prospective employees' credit ratings as a basis for hiring, a practice she said is "one more way in which the system is rigged."
Thursday, November 28, 2013 In Protest Against Unending Drone Attacks, Pakistani Party 'Unmasks' CIA Station Chief
According to AP, "Shireen Mazari, the party's information secretary, called for the station chief and CIA director John Brennan to be tried for murder and waging war against Pakistan in connection with a recent drone strike in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. She claimed the station chief did not enjoy diplomatic immunity."