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June 2013

Sunday, June 30:

Republicans Moving From Obstruction To Outright Sabotage (2 comments)

Egypt: A Time for Heroes (1 comments)

FISA Judge Who Approved Massive NSA Spying Identified? (27 comments)

Bradley Manning should win the Nobel Peace Prize (10 comments)

Who Are You? Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong. (9 comments)

The system's rigged; time to revolt (21 comments)

How Many Warnings Do You Need? (14 comments)

Alternative Economics 101: Chapter 4: What is a Inflation? - TAX Your Imagination!

America's Shameful Treatment of Mandela Still Lingers (2 comments)

Obama is as embarrassing as Bush (19 comments)

Washington ships arms to Al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria (2 comments)

Saturday, June 29:

Greenwald On "Coming" Leak: NSA Can Obtain One Billion Cell Phone Calls A Day, Store Them And Listen

Edward Snowden's Unmasking of American Illegitimacy (6 comments)

The QE Conundrum: Why Stocks Rise on Bad News

Saving Our Wild Horses (4 comments)

Obama's Second Term Agenda--Letting America Know (2 comments)

*The Obama Doctrine (1 comments)

Paula Deen's Damage Control (5 comments)

Should Limits Be Placed on the Number of Organ Transplants an Individual Receives in their Lifetime? (6 comments)

The Narrow Framing of Debate on Capitalism Stifles Democracy (4 comments)

The Crime of Indifference (1 comments)

JFK: Controlling the Message (6 comments)

Third Way Needs To Get Real, Stop Swinging Its Social Security-Medicare Ax (2 comments)

Believe It or Not! -- 13 Mindblowing Facts About America's Tax-Dodging Corporations (1 comments)

Exposing the Dark Forces Behind the Snowden Smears (2 comments)

Ten Years of Hell: The Harrowing Tale of Ahmed Abu Ali

Why we're headed for a double dip (3 comments)

Friday, June 28:

Kerry and Chutzpah (2 comments)

Qatar's love affair with Syria (4 comments)

Helen Keller: Radical Socialist (11 comments)

On Syria: "Congress Must Accept Its Responsibility, Not Abdicate It" (1 comments)

*President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution (4 comments)

The Truth About Immigration Reform And The Economy (6 comments)

Finding Balance in a Dangerous, High Tech World

Washington Is Driving The World To The Final War (13 comments)

Superiority Complex: The Reach and Roots of America's Stasi Regime (1 comments)

What Price Education? What Price None? (14 comments)

The Marriage of Libertarians and Racists (5 comments)

Retired General James Cartwright Named by Justice Department as "Person of Interest" (3 comments)

*Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking still at large in Burma

Through Their Eyes (1 comments)

The GOP Still Sees Immigration as a Lose Lose

Sequester Optionally Applied Only to Good Things

Prepping For Sodom and Gomorrah (San Francisco) - With Rhinestones, Brimstone and Pat Robertson (2 comments)

Pink Sneaks Cushion a Will for Women's Rights (3 comments)

Agents Provacateurs and Informants are Everywhere (1 comments)

Texas: America's Dream or NIghtmare? (1 comments)

Colored Or Colorless ?

The Dance of Consent (22 comments)

Whose Karachi is it? (1 comments)

Thursday, June 27:

Wanted: Russia And China As Villain In Snowden Affair (5 comments)

"Climate Hawk" Obama Is Really Fracking's Bird of Prey (2 comments)

Syria: The Faces Behind The Terror

Truth, Justice, and the American way

Hanging Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine and Paul Revere (3 comments)

City Council votes to increase oversight of New York Police

Surveillance - Surprise Is the Most Surprising Thing (1 comments)

1984: Orwell Knew

The Propaganda & Yellow Journalism Which Undermines Snowden's Whistleblowing (3 comments)

A Concise Answer to Ido Aharoni's Query "Why Boycott Israel?" (4 comments)

Big Brother, not Snowden and Greenwald, Is the Story (4 comments)

Postcard from the End of America: Camden (1 comments)

Sex, the Military, and Combat Readiness (1 comments)

NSA Collected US Email Records In Bulk For More Than Two Years Under Obama

Think Horses, Not Unicorns (a message to people who have bought the Republican line on climate change) (19 comments)

The Obamas Do Africa

Edward Snowden Search for Asylum and How It's Tied to Global Uprisings (2 comments)

The Land of the Blind: The Illusion of Freedom in America (5 comments)

(individual) Ignorance is Strength (to institutions). (1 comments)

Draft Wendy Davis for Texas governor (6 comments)

Murder Made Sexy

HBCUs Form Partnership to Address Climate Change in Vulnerable Communities (1 comments)

US Supreme Court guts Voting Rights Act (1 comments)

Wednesday, June 26:

Egypt's Fateful Day

The personal side of taking on the NSA: emerging smears (4 comments)

We Are All Qataris now (2 comments)

A New Housing Emergency

Dan DeWalt: When the official default is to lie: In Us We Have to Trust

About Queen Vashti and the Female Guerrillas of Kurdistan"

The Court, the Corporate Coup, and the Call to Struggle

"Just One More Detail": American Surveillance And The Unanswered Question of Israel (1 comments)

Notes from the Field: A Development Project That Actually Works


Judicial activists attack the vote

Political Decency, America's Masters, and the "Traitor" Edward Snowden

*What Is Patriotism? Are We Getting It from Our Political Leaders Today? (4 comments)

The Anti-Empire Report #118

Snowden Coverage: If U.S. Mass Media Were State-Controlled, Would They Look Any Different? (9 comments)

The Stock Market Jitters on Good News for Retirees! (1 comments)

The Rants You Hear Are Not God's: Christian Right Enraged That SCOTUS Acquiesced To The Creator, Allowing Gays To Marry. (4 comments)

U.S. Bluster and Hubris Having No Impact on Russia's Putin or China

Don't Expect GOP to Back Congressional Boost to Voting Rights Act

SCOTUS Voting Rights Act Decision Means We Need "Right to Vote" Amendment (4 comments)

*Countering Disaster Porn (5 comments)

Tuesday, June 25:

Responding To Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision

Supreme Court's War on Democracy (10 comments)

Snowden's Case for Asylum

Yes, Al, there is a Santa Claus

Spying by the Numbers: Hundreds of Thousands Subject to Government Surveillance and No Real Protection

Government Scandal Erupts in British Litvinenko Spy Case

The Good Germans in Government

Marriage and Death on Wednesday's Agenda

Bluffdale Utah, NSA And The Mormon Quest For Empire (3 comments)

Syria and the Monarchs: A Perfect Storm

Liberal Icon Frank Church On The NSA

Don't Trust Humanitarian Wars

E'tedal: the Iranian People's Call for Moderation (1 comments)

Money is Moral Kryptonite for Bank of America. (1 comments)

A New Beginning Without Washington's Sanctimonious Mask

VRA Section 4 Struck Down: What Happens Next? (4 comments)

Washington has no sense of shame: Empty Lectures about the Sanctity of the "Rule of Law' (2 comments)

The NSA Spying Scandal and Improbable Cause

Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited by the FBI?

The Tortured Mind Of An American Torturer: "I'm Sorry It Has Come To This" Were His Last Words. Will They Last? (2 comments)

A Psychologist's Guantanamo Nightmare

Be Careful. Do Not Make Excuses for Obama (39 comments)

Penny Gerber's Natural Gas Seep

Against Duopoly's "Twin Towers," Democracy's ONLY Defense Is Full-Court Press (3 comments)

Is Alleged National Security Violator Snowden Alone or Are Federal Officials Similarly Vulnerable?

*Delmarva Power -- Yet another example of shoddy service & unjustified rate rises (1 comments)

The Fascist State of America (16 comments)

Indict the Criminals Responsible for Vast Government Spying -- Hands Off Edward Snowden (3 comments)

How is Our Government Keeping Us Safe? (6 comments)

*TPP--the 1% solution to democracy--government by corporate dictates (1 comments)

Glenn Greenwald Is "Aiding and Abetting" Democracy (3 comments)

The Ben Bernanke Premature Taper Blues (2 comments)

Monday, June 24:

Our Man In Quito (5 comments)

Reflecting upon The Walking Dead

Caring About What? Manifest Insincerity of the GOP on Abortion

The U.S. Has a Representative Government: The Conference of Mayors (1 comments)

Captain Queeg Commands the Good Ship Obama? (6 comments)

10 Questions for NBC Host Who Shamelessly Suggested Greenwald Be Arrested for NSA Leaks (2 comments)

Turning the Tides

*We are all Turks now (1 comments)

Edward Snowden Still in Moscow? Requests Asylum in Ecuador

The Eternal Rebel: Ronnie Kasrils (2 comments)

7 Institutions That Have Grown So Monstrously Big They Threaten to Destroy America (2 comments)

Decline and Fall - Snoop Daddy ECHELON, Real Unemployment, Syria (1 comments)

America: Have We Lost Our Way? (9 comments)

Time for Courage Stop Massive U.S. Surveillance!

The Pursuit of Edward Snowden: Washington in a Rage, Striving to Run the World (2 comments)

Sunday, June 23:

"Poor George, He Can't Help It . . ." (1 comments)

In Yemen, Most Al Qaeda can be Captured, but Killing is Easier (2 comments)

The Right's Dubious Claim to Madison (1 comments)

This Really Is Big Brother: The Leak Nobody's Noticed

Why Sharing News About Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act

A Sprinkle of Socialism is What We Need (7 comments)

What Causes Distrust of Government? Surprise! Mitch McConnell Blames Unions (6 comments)

The 9th Century Comes 'a Calling (4 comments)

German magazine Spiegel says "Obama's Soft Totalitarianism: Europe Must Protect Itself from America" (14 comments)

Reckless Bankers and Rotting Fish Heads (1 comments)

Theft, murder and rape; West Papua's plight and Bob Carr's cruel deceit (5 comments)

Mitch McConnell is the face of a broken Senate (16 comments)

Control over food is at stake with Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) (6 comments)

The Killer Machine (1 comments)

Something America and China Could Do Together (3 comments)

Totally Purple Partnership: The Lethal Bipartisanship behind TPP (1 comments)

Saturday, June 22:

When the Gods Laugh

Global Rescue Plan (5 comments)

*UN World Refugee Day - June 20, 2013 --74 years hence my dad was one (1 comments)

Demagoguery and the Arab Spring (3 comments)

Let's be very careful about who we call "traitor". Edward Snowden is one of us. (11 comments)

Bush's Foiled NSA Blackmail Scheme (2 comments)

Anti-Drone Activists Stopped at U.S. Canadian Border due to "Orders of Protection" given to Commander of Drone Base (3 comments)

On The Espionage Act Charges Against Edward Snowden (4 comments)

Is Our Obesity Epidemic a Result of the War on Wages? (15 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Hezbollah's Palestinian problem"""and vice versa

Edward Snowden, Lawrence O'Donnell, and the Failure of Fuzzy Land Thinking (7 comments)

Your Friendly Neighborhood Totalitarian State (3 comments)

The Chimerica Dream (4 comments)

Friday, June 21:

Stasi In The White House (16 comments)

Dear Obamaheads (24 comments)

Why a New Constitution is our Best Hope and Marijuana/Hemp Legalization is our Second (1 comments)

The Conscience of Edward Snowden, Courage Is Contagious (2 comments)

An Open Letter to President Obama Inspired by Queen Vashti of the Ancient Kurds (5 comments)

Intervention in Syria: Iraq Redux? (2 comments)

Tropical Spring: One Million Protest in Brazil (18 comments)

Tony Blair Finds the Trouble Within Islam (1 comments)

Big Racists vs Little Racists -- How Israeli Apartheid Is Coming Unstuck (4 comments)

The Tea Party's Legacy of Racism (3 comments)

Bachmann Strikes Again: Don't Work = Don't Eat. (13 comments)

Burma: Government reaches an 8-point agreement with Karenni rebels

Orwell Revisited: Privacy in the Age of Surveillance (4 comments)

The Fisher Conundrum: Class vs. Race in Higher Education Admissions (4 comments)

The Media and Adam Lanza

GOP Doubling Down on Student Loans (3 comments)

Ask Your Mayor to Support U.S. Conference of Mayors Resolution To "Move the Money" from Military to Communities (1 comments)

Why Are Leakors Investigated or Punished Without Reason? (3 comments)

America's Second Civil War (4 comments)

Who's Sorry Now? Exodus International Closes Doors On Its Failed Ex-Gay Ministry... And Apologizes. Really. (5 comments)

WikiLeaks May Publish More Revelations Promised By Snowden -- Assange

Thursday, June 20:

The Rational Market Myth (15 comments)

Obama's Humanitarianism as Window-Dressing for the US "Deep State" Agenda: The Case of Syria (1 comments)

That G*Dammed Piece of Paper -- Again

The Criminal False Flag -"War on Terror" (6 comments)

Revealed: The Top Secret Rules That Allow NSA To Use US Data Without A Warrant

Medea Benjamin: US Refusal to Release Gitmo Prisoners Is a National Offense for Yemenis (1 comments)

Who knew? The government snoops have been keeping us safe? : Cranking Up the Washington Lie Machine (2 comments)

The John McCain Fan Club (17 comments)

Prisons Full of Innocents (4 comments)

More GOP Mythmaking on the Border (1 comments)

Medea Benjamin: For Yemenis, US Refusal to Release Gitmo Prisoners is a National Offense (2 comments)

Surprise! American Employees are Emotionally Disconnected. (4 comments)

Uncle Sam and Corporate Tech: Domestic Partners Raising Digital Big Brother (2 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: WAR BY ANOTHER NAME" The Obama Administration prepares a "Marshall Plan" to reconstruct Syria, but not for the Syrians

Michael Lind Is Right: Libertarianism Doesn't Work (11 comments)

Just Because We CAN, Doesn't Mean We Do (6 comments)

Barack Obama: "Deporter In Chief" (29 comments)

Celebrate the Defeat of the Granny Bashers! Billionaire-backed Campaign Fails to Cut Social Security and Medicare (3 comments)

Wednesday, June 19:

10 Problems with the Latest Excuse for War (8 comments)

Understanding The Latest Leaks Is Understanding the Rise Of A New Fascism (3 comments)

Gary Brumback: Inside the corpocracy: Big pharma and servile government (2 comments)

Counting Up, Counting Down

Trust me: Political Spying + Computers = Big Brother (1 comments)

Why the GOP Can't Learn (1 comments)

The Chief Recipient of Government Welfare: Corporate America (3 comments)

"No matter what the law actually says": The Snowden Revelations and the Eternal Surveillance State (5 comments)

The National Security State and the Whistleblower (1 comments)

*Our frightened children demand peace from us, which we can't give them (1 comments)

The Need for National Security Leaks (1 comments)

Obama - save yourself! Serve the people and survive (5 comments)

Classifying and Understanding Diverse Tactics in Activism: Part 1 (1 comments)

Fisa Court Oversight: A Look Inside A Secret And Empty Process (4 comments)

U.S. Corporate Media, Government Officials "Say it", We "Print it", Ergo It Must Be True (1 comments)

I Became Diseased Yesterday-- AMA Declares Obesity a Disease (28 comments)

60 Years On: The Rosenberg Case and Constructive Revenge (2 comments)

Let's send our kids the right message about marijuana. (12 comments)

Baluchistan blues! (1 comments)

Tuesday, June 18:

Nowhere Near the Road to Damascus (1 comments)

Snowball Effect (1 comments)

365 Days On Ice: Assange Still Holed Up In Ecuador's London Embassy

Obama's Weapons-For-Peace Program

The Terror Con (2 comments)

The Stunning Illogic of The Times: Spy on Us All so We Won't Lose Our Freedom (2 comments)

From Afghanistan, thank you Bradley Manning! (1 comments)

The Permanence of Permanent War, Part 2 - The "Three P's:" Power, Profits, and the Promotion of Fear (1 comments)

A Strategy for Progressives in Very Red Districts (4 comments)

The Psychology of the Boston Marathon Bombing

It's the Ownership (2 comments)

Tell the FCC Chair: Talk Radio is NOT Bonafide News! (12 comments)

Freedom on the Rocks: Tyranny versus Terrorism

Kids, Cancer, Firefighters and AIDS: 50 Worst Charities Serving Up A Menu of Scam (3 comments)

Postcard from the End of America: Philadelphia (2 comments)

Congress Checks and Balances on Afghanistan -- Will It Do So With Syria?

Monday, June 17:

Obama and His Allies Say the Govt Doesn't Listen to Your Phone Calls -- But the FBI Begs to Differ (7 comments)

It's Time to Adopt Paycheck Fairness Act (2 comments)

Equality Under the Law (2 comments)

The Proper Gene for Our Times (3 comments)

The Permanence of Permanent War, Part 1: Setting the Stage

Washington Is Insane (15 comments)

Snowden to The Guardian, NSA and British Secretly Intercepted World Leaders Communications at 2009 Conference

UK Grapples with Spying Disclosure (1 comments)

Clinton and Netanyahu Not Good for Obama (1 comments)

Perspectives On The Surveillance Scandal -- An Analysis (1 comments)

Sapping Assad's Strength -- Israel Stirs The Pot In Syria (2 comments)

David Brooks, Tom Friedman, Bill Keller Wish Snowden Had Just Followed Orders (8 comments)

US Arms Will Lead To "Uncontrolled Sectarian Violence" In Syria

Sunday, June 16:

Absolving Obama, or The Lamentable Sigh of the Depressed Progressive (17 comments)

Fighting For Our Classrooms, and For the Human Beings Inside Them (7 comments)

Snowden's Whistleblowing of NSA Creating "worldwide debate" according to Glenn Greenwald (6 comments)

Invasion of Syria: following a plan laid out in 2001 (13 comments)

Just wondering... Is Naomi Wolf Working for the NSA? (32 comments)

World Population to Reach 500 BILLION?! (13 comments)

*What's Wrong with the Cathoic Anti-Abortion Crusade? (7 comments)

"Democracy Unchained"--Blueprint for a Revitalized Occupy (14 comments)

*My Newtown Moment (3 comments)

They Got Manning. They Will Get Snowden (1 comments)

Kurdish people need to adopt USA Constitution !!! (8 comments)

Wealth Disparity and the Brewing Social Crisis (6 comments)

Colleges, not the Supreme Court, Should Control Admissions' Policies (1 comments)

Edward Snowden, Patriot of Oligarchical Collectivism

If this is the best you can do, I am not impressed, Edward Snowden. (13 comments)

Alternative Economics 101: Chapter 3: What is a Budget? - TAX Your Imagination!

Bradley Manning's Accomplishments (1 comments)

A Review of : "The Future of American Progressiveism," by Roberto M. Unger and Cornel West (1 comments)

Don't Forget Syria (6 comments)

Saturday, June 15:

Syria Chemical Weapons Accusations "A Means Of Justifying Further Military Action"

A Father's Day Barbeque--Washington-Style

On Prism, Partisanship And Propaganda (3 comments)

Elizabeth Warren's QE for Students: Populist Demagoguery or Economic Breakthrough? (29 comments)

The FBI Walks a Perilous Line between Surveillance and Outright Spying

Franklin P. Lamb: Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria (9 comments)

Edward Snowden's Worst Fear Has Not Been Realized -- Thankfully (9 comments)

Friday, June 14:

Are we living in Orwell's 1984 Oceania surveillance state? (2 comments)

Fighting Secrecy and the National Security State (2 comments)

What about a Blue-Green Revolt Movement? (1 comments)

Turnkey Tyranny

This June is Golden Anniversary of class that changed America (1 comments)

America's Tiananmen Square - Confronting Not-Seeism (2 comments)

Triumph and Tragedy (2 comments)

Those Who Cry Treason (8 comments)

Permanent Washington's Backlash to Edward Snowden

Syria: Pros and Cons (2 comments)

Republican Congressman broad-brushes American Muslims

Businesses Add Costs to Social Programs and Complain About Taxes They Don't Pay (5 comments)

Waiting for the Revolution (27 comments)

Obama: Sweat The Small Stuff For Big Justice

Thursday, June 13:

Playing the Obama Bumper Sticker Game (1 comments)

See You On The Dark Side (2 comments)

One Step Forward

The Two Centers of Unaccountable Power in America, and Their Consequences (2 comments)

New Study Shows Natural Thyroid Better than Synthetic

Swedish Riots: An Exclusionary Economy, "Daily Racism," and Politics of the 1930s? (2 comments)

Manning Judge Rules Against RSN, Media Access

US to Supply Syrian Rebels with Heavy Weapons (7 comments)

Secrecy's Tangled Web of Deceit (2 comments)

Barack Obama: Bill Clinton/DLC 2.0 (1 comments)

The Reality Of What Happens After A U.S. President Enters The Oval Office (14 comments)

Is Edward Snowden a Hero? A Debate with Journalist Chris Hedges & Law Scholar Geoffrey Stone (2 comments)

One Fella's Fact is Another Fool's Fable

Limbaugh Mocks Free Speech (10 comments)

Delegation Finds Militarization Causes Suffering, Family Separation and Death at the Border

A Built-In Cure for War (3 comments)

Is Constitutional Conservatism Neither? How Mistaking Our Nation to Be Constituted by One Document Offends Rule of Law (6 comments)

*How broke does the U.S. have to be to cut military spending? (12 comments)

Clarity from Edward Snowden and Murky Response from Progressive Leaders in Congress (2 comments)

Wednesday, June 12:

Big Money and the NSA Scandal ... How Dangerous is the "Security/Digital Complex"?

Nothing Bad Happens in This Story

Onward Christian Soldiers! (3 comments)

Surveillence To Keep Us Safe. Not. (6 comments)

And Now the NSA (1 comments)

Obama's Dangerous Dilemma

It's High Time We Abolished the Department of Homeland Security (10 comments)

Not Just the NSA: Politicians Are Data Mining the American Electorate (1 comments)

Power Posing: The Key to Success? (2 comments)

Texas, Keep Your Promise: Grant Duane Buck a New, Fair Sentencing Hearing (1 comments)

'Lies and the lying liars that tell them' - Al Franken and the so-called liberals (26 comments)

To Those Americans Who Say "I Have Nothing to Hide" (37 comments)

The Momentous Confrontation in Turkey (1 comments)

If Edward Snowden Is a Criminal, Why Aren't the Rest of Us Criminals As Well? (3 comments)

'Made in Gaza': Breaking the siege

European Social Contract Betrayed (3 comments)

Exposing the Turnkey Tyranny, NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Stands Tall (1 comments)

Edward Snowden Beware: How Spooks Smear Whistleblowers (2 comments)

Tuesday, June 11:

Code Pink, Leftist Blues, Political Theater, 'Annoying' Cops, Cyber Wars: 'Relevance' in our Fracked-up World (2 comments)

*Burma: New report calls for transparency and local-benefits on Kaladan Project

Digital Blackwater Rules (6 comments)

*Let's Pledge to Boycott the Boy Scouts (4 comments)

Any Change Is Up to Us (5 comments)

Bin Laden won this war (18 comments)

Drip...Drip...Drip... (5 comments)

Deceit by Distraction: Derailing the Dialog (4 comments)

Radicalizing the Mainstream: Pragmatism versus PRIGmatism (6 comments)

Economy of Mass Destruction (10 comments)

A whistleblower holding all the cards: Why did Edward Snowden go to Hong Kong? (6 comments)

From Asia To Africa, The King of Pop Emerges As A Global Platform For Philanthropy and Social Change (11 comments)

Florida Highway Patrol spokesman claims right to violate 4th Amendment (1 comments)

Stones or Tree Leaves ?

Snowden and Manning Are Only the Beginning

Christie's Illusion of Bipartisanship

America's New Normal: Mass Surveillance, Secret Courts, and Death to Whistleblowers

What We Need Now: A National Economic Strategy For Better Jobs (5 comments)

A Better Way for the Children (1 comments)

What Is The Government's Agenda? (20 comments)

Aleppo, Istanbul, and London (1 comments)

Over 30,000 Sign Thank-You Note to Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden's Greatest Fear, "Nothing will be done."

What Snowden Said

One American Who Isn't for Sale

A call from Justice (1 comments)

Let Them Eat Cake: The Economic Costs and Causes of our Societal Ills (2 comments)

*White Supremacy + Male Chauvinism = Conservative White Males (1 comments)

Reclaiming Democracy--Again (2 comments)

Inconsistent Justice and Missed Opportunities in Guatemala

If Obama REALLY Values Transparency, Let's Debate Fracking and Keystone XL (4 comments)

It's Our Own Damn Fault

The Mask of Liberalism Falls As Their Pundits Accuse Snowden of Being a Traitor and Narcissist (37 comments)

The Cosmic Question (1 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: The West to pay a high price for targeting the Syrian government, Security experts claim (7 comments)

Top Ten Reasons to Legalize Marijuana Now (11 comments)

Video: Phone Users Monitored Without Consent

When You Care Enough To Hate The Disabled: E.W. Jackson's "Christianity" Puts A Serious Dent Into The GOP's Outreach (2 comments)

Choosing Against the Surveillance State (4 comments)

Kerry Delays Orwellian Trip to Middle East (1 comments)

Monday, June 10:

The Insidious, Clueless, Cynical Defense of Data Surveillance

One In Three Americans Are Now Poor, Sapping Our Nation's Social, Economic, And Moral Strength

The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning (6 comments)

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures (2 comments)

Doubleplus Ungood

The Real IRS Scandal (1 comments)

"Homeboy Security"--the Foundation of Uncle Tom's White House (3 comments)

*Nuremberg Principles Trial of Americans: WHEN? Multiple-Choice Question for Antiwar Journalists (5 comments)

Edward Snowden: Profile in Courage (2 comments)

Bob Carr warns Australians (2 comments)

Is "Liberalism" Still a Useful Term? (1 comments)

Edward Snowden: Saving Us From The United States Of America (12 comments)

Another Truth-Teller Steps Forward

Edward Snowden, A Man of Conscience and a True American Patriot

Unemployment Ticked Up and Stayed the Same (1 comments)

Wisconsin Inc., for sale to Top Donors like GTAC, Koch and Cline Industries (2 comments)

Not Impeaching Bush Is Sure Paying Off! (2 comments)

Is "Liberal" still a useful term? (8 comments)

Sunday, June 9:

Assange On PRISM: US Justice System In "Calamitous" Collapse

Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower Behind The NSA Surveillance Revelations (3 comments)

Paraguay: A History Lesson (13 comments)

HERO!!!! Glenn Greenwald Identifies Ed Snowden as his NSA Whistleblower Source (14 comments)

0bama, Clapper and most of Congress are full of s**t: Where's the Bullshit Repellent When We Need It?

Our Media Access Action in the Manning Case (1 comments)

Barack and Me -- The Parting of the Ways! (25 comments)

Saturday, June 8:

Butterflies in Damascus (3 comments)

The Quiet Closing of Washington

About torture (2 comments)

A Window On The Right Wing -- An Analysis (1 comments)

"Was George W. Bush a Good President?" What a Question!! (17 comments)

Second Thoughts on October Surprise (6 comments)

The Burden of Education on Students Grows but It Shouldn't (3 comments)

How Secrecy Stops Debate on Secrecy

Making the hero pay: A Nation's Betrayal (7 comments)

The Dark Side of Obama's Government (10 comments)

Strong Eyes, Soft Hands

How to Win the War on Terror: Repeal the Patriot Act (3 comments)

The Obama Administration Comes Out Swinging in Defense of Data Mining of Americans (3 comments)

NSA spying on Verizon phone records is nothing new (1 comments)

San Francisco Pride's Shame: Bradley Manning

Fracking America's Food Supply (2 comments)

US threatens Iran, Hezbollah for backing Syria (1 comments)

Friday, June 7:

Another Phony Jobs Report From A Government That Lies About Everything (16 comments)

An Open Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee (3 comments)

State Crimes against Democracy? Or a "Conspiracy Theory"? (4 comments)

On Whistleblowers And Government Threats Of Investigation (10 comments)

Citizens v. United Requires A Fairness doctrine (5 comments)

Obamacare Exchange Watch: Low Healthcare Costs or California Dreaming? (1 comments)

Political Feasibility in the Clash of Paradigms (9 comments)

Trash Talking Economists (1 comments)

Will Brussels Miss a Historic Moment in Europe's Integration? || Harvard International Review (1 comments)

*Letters from Modern Persia (2 comments)

A power play in Turkey

Why the US government is Spying on Everyone

Join Me in D.C. Saturday

The Left Needs to be Leery of the IRS Too (2 comments)

Now More Than Ever, Everybody's a Target in the American Surveillance State (6 comments)

*Saving Social Security by Un-Re-Distributing Wealth (1 comments)

The Heartless Economy (3 comments)

Limited Resources + Unlimited Consumption = Trouble (10 comments)

Bradley Manning: Prisoner of Conscience (3 comments)

Day 121 for Guantanamo Hunger Strikers -- Joined in Solidarity by 3 Long-Term Fasters in the United States

Why there were no 'actors' at the Boston Marathon bombings (4 comments)

Thursday, June 6:

Three Things Young People Should Know to Save the World; The Danger of Obedience (10 comments)

Chemical Industry Protection Act (4 comments)

Hezbollah Don't Take No Mess (5 comments)

Can You Hear Me Now?

A 'snip' in time saves felines (1 comments)

A Brief For Animals (8 comments)

Rape and War Go Hand-in-Hand

The Senate's Next Feingolds Must Step Up to Defend Privacy Rights (1 comments)

Supporters Abandon Rogue Coroner in British Litvinenko Case

Who Are the Kurds? Logical Answer is

Turkey and PKK Need President Obama's Help for Peaceful Resolution (1 comments)

Is This the Man Who "Radicalized" Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? (2 comments)

Fellow Soldiers Testify On Manning's Beliefs At Trial

No Child's Behind Left, Part 2 (19 comments)

New Secret Surveillance Order, Orwell's Fictional "1984" in Reality

The Scandal Of Scandal In Washington (1 comments)

Maryland v. King and the Total Loss of Our Bodily Integrity

Disposing of President Obama's "scandals" (6 comments)

*Burma: Conflict and human trafficking on the Kachin-China border

Perfect Symbol for Green Party: A Patiently Boiling Frog (5 comments)

How the Pentagon Removes Entire Peoples (1 comments)

Wednesday, June 5:

Sex-Ed For Graybeards (77 comments)

Revealed: NSA Collecting Phone Records Of Millions Of Americans Daily (14 comments)

Meet the "Friends of Jihad" (3 comments)

FBI: Knew About Saudi 9/11 Hijacker Ties -- But Lied To Protect "National Security" (16 comments)

Gary Brumback: America's Chronic War Habit (7 comments)

There Is A War On Ordinary People And Feminists Are Needed At The Front (1 comments)

Global Capitalist Crisis Drives China's Pro-market Reform

Rice Appointment is Fitting Rebuke to the GOP

"The dulling of humanity: Humans aren't getting smarter, they say. We're getting stupider. (14 comments)

"Ridiculous Manning Trial Proves Demand For Whistleblowers" (2 comments)

Free Bradley Manning (2 comments)

Which Would Be Better? Getting These Judges Confirmed or Getting the Filibuster Rules Reformed? (2 comments)

Memory from Nazi Germany and Images of the Trial of Bradley Manning (3 comments)

Bradley Manning Is Guilty of "Aiding the Enemy" -- If the Enemy Is Democracy (2 comments)

Tuesday, June 4:

Forward ... Into the Past (1 comments)

Senators Swoon Over Billionaire Pritzker

Erdogan Risks The "Must Go" Path (1 comments)

China Benefits From Bush's Folly (4 comments)

Assange Statement on the First Day of Manning Trial (4 comments)

Palestinians To Be Cast As Fall Guys -- Again (2 comments)

A Religion for Atheists (3 comments)

The Monsanto Tipping Point Has Been Reached: We Shall Overcome Global Food Injustice (GMO) (4 comments)

When It Comes to Business Profits, It's the Plutonomy versus the Realonomy -- and the Plutonomy is Winning (9 comments)

Medea Benjamin: Leaving Truth outside the Court House at Bradley Manning's Trial (2 comments)

War Is A Queer Issue, But Bradley Manning Being Queer Is A Non-Issue (3 comments)

Monday, June 3:

Bradley Manning's Legal Duty to Expose War Crimes (7 comments)

"We Steal Secrets": State Agitprop (7 comments)

The Banality of "Don't Be Evil" (3 comments)

Pipe Dreams (3 comments)

Recession culprits? Start with Alan Greenspan and Jean-Claude Trichet (1 comments)

"44" Is NOT "42"--the Tragic Inevitability of Uncle Tom's White House (8 comments)

The role of Turkey in the US-NATO-Israeli war on Syria (1 comments)

*Obama War Criminal? What About Investors, CNN, Clergy, Soldiers, You & I? (6 comments)

America's Greatest Affliction: The Presstitute Media (9 comments)

Examining the Beliefs Behind Political Labels (7 comments)

Moral Imperative of Bradley Manning (2 comments)

Sunni, Shiite Sectarian Bloodletting, No End in Sight (3 comments)

They May Not Be London Bridge, But They Sure as Hell Are Falling Down (2 comments)

Guns Don't Kill--Lobbyists Do: Why Sandy Hook Was Not a Wakeup Call (8 comments)

Sunday, June 2:

Have Church/State Leaders Endorsed Injustice? (2 comments)

New York Times Warning: Trust Authorities On Boston Bombing, Or You're Nuts (6 comments)

Marianne Hoynes: *Bradley Manning, Thank You For Your Service (4 comments)

We Must Not Accept This Economic "New Normal" (2 comments)

The GOP's Hillary Hits Won't Work

Forget droning on about changed policies: President Obama will have to Prove He's a Changed Man (3 comments)

Manning's "Secrets" v. Over-classification (3 comments)

The United States of Whatever: Ecocide and the Soul of a Nation (5 comments)

It's Time To Stop Investing In The Fossil Fuel Industry (2 comments)

Saturday, June 1:

RSN Files Media Access Motion in Manning Trial

Kerry Should Get Israeli Peace Leaders Before Congress (1 comments)

The False Torch

Syrian Opposition Fighters Arrested With Chemical Weapons

IRS "Scandal" is a Hoax (5 comments)

Deflation Smackdown

Obama Is "White Power" Tool--of Carpetbaggers, Not of KKK (1 comments)

Regret over Gary Webb's Demise (9 comments)

Time For Holder to Resign/Be Fired (41 comments)

On the Road to Hell (8 comments)

The White Washing and Racialization of Disasters: From 911 to Hurricane Katrina to Moore, Oklahoma (7 comments)


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