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July 2013

Wednesday, July 31:

Statement by Julian Assange on Verdict in Bradley Manning Court-Martial (5 comments)

Manning guilty; war criminals on the loose (2 comments)

The American Surveillance State Is Here. Can It Be Evaded? (4 comments)

Preserving the Past to Serve the Future, *Transition, Permaculture, and Slow Technology*

Rights Groups React to Bradley Manning Verdict (3 comments)

Bankers: The Real House Thieves of New Jersey

In Defense of a "Terrorist" Organization

Obama Goes Progressive: Renaissance or Red Herring?

Jeff Toobin says he trusts State Dept officials more than Manning on what to make public

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects "nearly everything a user does on the internet" (12 comments)

Main Stumbling Blocks in Palestinian/Israeli Conflict Won't be Overcome in Latest Round of "Peace Talks" (2 comments)

What Bradley Manning's Sentence Will Tell Us About Our Military Justice System | Michael Moore (1 comments)

Want to know the future of online courses ? Look to the past (11 comments)

The Case of John Ferguson: Why Executing a Man Who Believes He is the "Prince of God" is Against Our Constitution (2 comments)

Mad enough To Kill - Part Three - The Disease Is Revealed (6 comments)

Fair-Capitalism -- A Call for Economic Revolution (10 comments)

"Self" Is a Misnomer (18 comments)

Pal Palsimon: How Misguided Political Acitivists Destroy Us (23 comments)

We are the enemy Manning and Snowden aided (9 comments)

Tuesday, July 30:

What the Verdict in Bradley Manning's Trial Means for Whistleblowers (17 comments)

In an Economic Democracy, Stiglitz & Reich Would Be Contenders for Fed Head (2 comments)

Rene Diedrich: *Bringing Down the Teaching Profession at the NEA National Conference (1 comments)

Cruel Arithmetic and President Obama's Big Speech (1 comments)

Sandra Lindberg: Resist Being Branded (3 comments)

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers

AFL-CIO shrugs off Detroit bankruptcy (5 comments)

The Moral Verdict on Bradley Manning: A Conviction of Love in Action (1 comments)

Will Moscow say "Da" to Snowden?

D Marten: Drones Along the Fruited Plain (2 comments)

The Spirit that Drove Us to Civil War is Back: The Spirit of the Slave Power Since Slavery (15 comments)

Tutu And Francis In Hell? Fischer And Robertson In Heaven? God's Tough Choices. (4 comments)

A Nuclear Free World

4 Questions for Candidate Clinton (5 comments)

Monday, July 29:

Hard Rain: The Progressive Principle of Collective Punishment (2 comments)

Killers Turned Inside Out (3 comments)

If You're Not Singing Along With Scott Walker, You're Under Arrest

Australia's "stop the boats" policy is cynical and lawless (7 comments)

Is there an invisible government, parallel to the one we foolishly think of as a democracy? (5 comments)

Turkey: Unrest's Currents Run Deep (1 comments)

Don't Make Me Laugh (1 comments)

Classifying and Understanding Diverse Tactics. Part 2 (3 comments)

International Order and the Complex Redistribution of Global Power (2 comments)

Rodrigue Tremblay: *Surveillance, Secrecy, and Control in the Age of Big Brother

Armed Intimidation of Journalists Covering Manning Trial (3 comments)

Major opinion shifts, in the US and Congress, on NSA surveillance and privacy (4 comments)

We Steal Secrets: The assassination of Julian Assange

Massacre of Egyptian People by the Military on Saturday, Sniper Fire Used with Most Shot in the Head and Chest (3 comments)

The Business of Mass Incarceration (17 comments)

Sunday, July 28:

Kerry Stumbles Into a Peace "Bully" Role (1 comments)

Low-level NSA analysts can spy on Americans -- Greenwald (1 comments)

Chilling the First Amendment

George Zimmerman and How White Supremacy Works (84 comments)

The Boycott of Israel Eight Years In (2 comments)

Stunning letter to Obama from Snowden's father (11 comments)

Puttin' the Pressure on Putin (6 comments)

Natives and Israel: Manipulating genocide (1 comments)

Need a Job? Join the New Army (Navy) of Servants (3 comments)

Where is the Outrage? (2 comments)

Kerry Uses Arabs to Bully Palestinians*


The Unlikely Bipartisan Coalition (2 comments)

The Land Cycle and the Stock Market (2 comments)

Saturday, July 27:

A Surprise Ending for Larry Summers and the Fed? (1 comments)

D Marten: The Obama Stasi Rolls On (4 comments)

"When Lady Liberty Wept" (3 comments)

The Doctrine of Common Core: Raising public education standards do little in our modern economy (10 comments)

China: The Bo factor (6 comments)

Republicans Sabotaging, Not Governing -- This Is Who They Are Now

Holder promises Russia not to torture Snowden: A Shameful Day to Be a US Citizen (8 comments)

Shocking "Extermination" Fantasies By the People Running America's Empire on Full Display at Aspen Summit (5 comments)

Candidate Obama's Tribute to "Courage and Patriotism" of Whistleblowers Disappears 2 Days after First Snowden Revelation (5 comments)

Why Universities Still Need Affirmative Action (3 comments)

Can California high schools ride the wave of online education? (1 comments)

A Veteran Confesses

There's no quick fix, Mr. Weiner

Police Chiefs Gone Wild! On Youtube! (4 comments)

The Trial Of Bradley Manning as Seen by A Career Soldier (9 comments)

I Want a Face Transplant from a Dead Congolese Woman (6 comments)

What If We Choose To Do It With Love? (9 comments)

Darrell Issa's Got a Plan to Put the Postal Service in a Death Spiral (10 comments)

Electing Anthony Weiner Isn't As Funny As It Sounds (7 comments)

Friday, July 26:

The Turkey Under the Table

North Carolina Passes the Country's Worst Voter Suppression Law (2 comments)

An Exercise in Political Stealth: Obama's Master Class in Economic Demagogy 101 (1 comments)

The Corporate Media's Mass Hypnosis (8 comments)

Truth Seeker (7 comments)

The militarization of America (1 comments)

Just Because I'm Paranoid Doesn't Mean There Is No Threat to Democracy (3 comments)

Army Paints Manning as an Anarchist Seeking Notoriety (3 comments)

Chris Hedges: "The Horror, the Horror" (7 comments)

David Brooks, John Wayne and the American Worker (1 comments)

Stella, a CAFO Pig (2 comments)

Bernie Buzz: Wal-Mart Welfare

Expanding the Purpose of Worksite Wellness: New Goal - Improved Man and Improved Woman (1 comments)

Is china worried with Burma's look west policy?

Al-Qaeda unleashed against Syria and Iraq with acceptance of the West (1 comments)

Thursday, July 25:

Assange launches WikiLeaks Party, to run for Senate "to keep politicians honest"

Not Larry the Loser Again -- especially not chairing the Federal Reserve! (2 comments)

Blessed Are The Rich (2 comments)

Tom Friedman: A New Ayn Rand for A Dark Digital Future (4 comments)

Why the U.S. Government's Agenda to Create a World Police State is Doomed to Fail (18 comments)

How We Are Gentrified, Impoverished And Silenced -- And What To Do About It (2 comments)

The No-News Media Cover a Royal Birth (1 comments)

Democratic Establishment Unmasked: Prime Defenders Of NSA Bulk Spying (2 comments)

Why the Problems and Issues Plaguing America Go Unresolved. A Perspective (2 comments)

Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment (2 comments)

Two Faux Democracies Threaten Life On Earth (54 comments)

Not having Health Insurance Coverage is Risky Business (5 comments)

*Majority Mankind Lives the Racial Profiling Feared in Trayvon's Death Every Day (1 comments)

What we can do about the NSA and our Freedoms (4 comments)

News flash: Vegetarians live longer than meat-eaters (8 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Livni Squeals, Kerry Deals and the EU Picks Up the Tab

*ADA Anniversary: We've come a long way, but there's more work to do (1 comments)

Indulgences Are Ludicrous But Entertaining; Other Policies of the Catholic Church Are Hazardous to Our Personal Freedoms (6 comments)

Will 'Schmekelgate' Stop the Rise of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer? (2 comments)

Tea Party, Progressives and Libertarians Attempt to Block NSA's Prism Fails by Small Margin (18 comments)

The Lobby Never Sleeps (1 comments)

Wednesday, July 24:

US military plans direct intervention in Syria (1 comments)

Don't buy the right-wing myth about Detroit (1 comments)

Racist Roots of GOP War on Obama (3 comments)

Fossil Fuels + Security State = Perfect Fascist Storm (7 comments)

Kafka's America: Secret Courts, Secret Laws, and Total Surveillance

*History Does Repeat Itself. Now What? (6 comments)

Hallelujah! (18 comments)

Why Republicans are Disciplined and Democrats Aren't (6 comments)

Snowden's Whistleblowing Creates Climate for Critical House Vote on NSA Surveillance | The Dissenter (2 comments)

U.S. a Lawless State -- Paul Craig Roberts (4 comments)

Collateral Damage: QE3 and the Shadow Banking System (3 comments)

A Shadow World

Buy American: A counter to anti-deficit bias

The Summer of Their Discontent: Reflections on the Trayvon Martin Verdict (12 comments)

Left, Right and Wrong: Divided Supreme Court Causes Concern amid Celebration

Igniting the Rightwing Blitz: The Curse of "Too Many Laws' (3 comments)

Immutable Egypt -- Gaza Bonds*

President Obama Should Have Said: "George Zimmerman Could Have Been Me!" (7 comments)

For Whom the co*k Crows (1 comments)

Detroit: An American Tragedy or an opportunity to transform our urban cities (2 comments)

The Global Jihadi (1 comments)

Hell Has Arrived, With the Help of Sociopaths and the Eleven Percent (42 comments)

Creating a Set of Laws for All Religions, Like Asimov's Laws of Robotics-- revisited (15 comments)

Manning Trial Coming to Conclusion: All Out to Support (4 comments)

US Executive Branch; World's Most Evil and Lawless Institution; Part 2 (2 comments)

Tuesday, July 23:

*Burma President says more than done on human rights


Role Reversal: How the US Became the USSR (37 comments)

D Marten: Skittles From Heaven (5 comments)

The Whole System Stinks (11 comments)

Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes (1 comments)

MONDAY MORNING SKEPTIC: Is Snowden The Criminal -- Or Is It The System? (3 comments)

A Federal Bailout For Detroit's Pensions? (4 comments)

War against Iran, Iraq AND Syria? (2 comments)

No place for principled lefties (6 comments)

When the Gun Replaces the Rope and the Lynch Mob Becomes One Man (3 comments)

Am I a Home for Identities? (10 comments)

Syria is next..."kinetic air strikes" (2 comments)

Litvinenko: Massive Media Fraud Uncovered (1 comments)

Macy's Must End Its Support of Animal Cruelty (3 comments)

Philip Farruggio: Onward Back to Feudalism! (3 comments)

The Week Certifiably Batsh*t Crazy Conservatives Came Out To Play (4 comments)

Indyk Returns as Kerry's Chief Negotiator

Copperhead (2 comments)

Monday, July 22:

Obama, Race and Class (3 comments)

The Killing of Trayvon Martin, the Dangers of Instant Profiling, and the Need To Protect Minority Rights (1 comments)

Action (and Organizing) is Better Than Hope | Mickey Z. - World News Trust

The Government has Become the Real Life Sequel to the Fictional "The Godfather" and Why Leaks are Flourishing

Pal Palsimon: *Taxation and National Ethical Priorities

Pal Palsimon: *Consumer-Contract Law: What kind of Judge Will You Get? (3 comments)

Netanyahu, Abbas Back To Square None

Soft Machine: A Bright Ray of Hope for Bradley Manning (14 comments)

The Spirit That Drove Us to Civil War Is Back: A Spirit that Made Slavery Its Priority (14 comments)

Cities Really Are Too Big to Fail (1 comments)

Still Supporting Obama, As He Wipes Out Press Freedoms? WTF are you? (35 comments)

What We Can and Must Do for Edward Snowden (2 comments)

Why We're Not Done With The Heartache

Eight Compelling Reasons for a Federal Prosecution of Zimmerman (3 comments)

Obama's Escalating War on Freedom of the Press (5 comments)

Executive Lawlessness: Might Makes Right; Executive: Branch Part 3 (1 comments)

Executive Branch leaders have killed, wounded and made homeless over 20 million human beings in the last 50 years (4 comments)

Oscar Grant, Witness for Trayvon Martin: "Fruitvale Station" review (1 comments)

The Other Haitian Disaster: A Volcano of Hate Erupts, Killing Two Men While Sparing Thousands Of The Self-Righteous (11 comments)

Mind Rape and the Christian Right (7 comments)

A Gift from Europe (1 comments)

Sunday, July 21:

Veterans For Peace to Hold 28th National Convention

Gen. Hayden's Glass House (2 comments)

TPP: The Terrible Plutocratic Plan (5 comments)

Obama Uses a Teaching Moment to Challenge "Stand Your Ground" Laws

From The Past: Answering Helen Thomas On Why

Follow the Bees

NSA Spokesman Accidentally Admits that the Government Is Spying On Virtually All Americans (1 comments)

On the Death of Helen Thomas (2 comments)

Some Views Of Kerry's Announcement ("By George He Did It!" -- "Sovereignty Over Slivers")

The Empathy Gap between Us and Them (1 comments)

African Americans Dilemma : The Egg & The Chicken (1 comments)

UK Government Rebukes Litvinenko Coroner

Why Can't We Call A Whistleblower a Truth Teller? (9 comments)

Black Dog Fighting White Dog For Violated Body Of Kurds! (3 comments)

The Ultimate Villain in America's Failed Democracy by Bill Honer (30 comments)

Netanyahu: Palestinians Must Make Concessions At "Tough Talks" (10 comments)

This week in press freedoms and privacy rights (1 comments)

Saturday, July 20:

For Trayvon: Obama a day late and a dollar short (17 comments)

The Seeds of Rebellion Are Taking Root, and Protests Against Injustices Are Blooming Across the Country (44 comments)

Matt Taibbi Explains the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Cover (9 comments)

Magic Carpet Ride (1 comments)

Detroit, and the Bankruptcy of America's Social Contract (11 comments)

Say: "True Public Safety Means Prevention!" (3 comments)

A Foot Soldier Throws Down His Gun (3 comments)

Dinner with Helen Thomas: A Reminiscence

Team Leader Suddenly Remembers Manning Insulted the Flag (2 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Are Palestinian Students in Lebanon Being Pressured to Choose Kalashnikovs Over College?

President Obama Rams the Issue of Racial Profiling Back on the Nation's Table

Vigilantism Killed Trayvon Martin (44 comments)

D Marten: This Week's Two Minute Hate (4 comments)

Sandra Lindberg: My Uncle Gunshot (5 comments)

Staying the Course in a Righteous Cause

Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, California Hunger Strikers and the Horror of Solitary Confinement

Practicing Un-Medicine

America Does not have a Functioning Democracy - President Jimmy Carter-- Yet MSM Keeps Serving Up Distractions (19 comments)

Friday, July 19:

Rand Paul's Neo-Confederate Aide (2 comments)

Brandon Toy's Act of Conscience (1 comments)

People, power, or propaganda? Unraveling the Egyptian opposition (2 comments)

McDonald's Accidentally Served Up a Minimum Wage "McManifesto" (1 comments)

A Portrait of the Leaker as a Young Man (5 comments)

Jahar is Famous, and So Were the Columbine Kids! But What We Really Need To Know Is What Triggered Their Actions. (21 comments)

A Deadly Combination: Stand Your Ground, Concealed Carry and Vigilantism (9 comments)

Obama's Endorsement of (NYC Police Commissioner) Ray Kelly (as next DHS Head) Is Stunningly Tone Deaf and Troubling (4 comments)

An "Affront to Democracy" Steers Detroit Toward Austerity (2 comments)

How to Stand in Solidarity with African Americans this weekend After Trayvon Martin (2 comments)

Bogus Charge of "Aiding the Enemy" Upheld by Miliatry Judge Lind Against Bradley Manning (1 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Post-Zimmerman: How Prejudice Works (3 comments)

The Grand Scam: Spinning Egypt's Military Coup

Texas, Where Greenhouse Gas is King (1 comments)

"God's Plan": George Zimmerman and the Trials and Tribulations of America's Legal System (27 comments)

Racism in America: The Killing of Trayvon Martin (1 comments)

Manning Wins Peace Prize (1 comments)

Thursday, July 18:

Another Cheney in Washington? This is supposed to be change? (4 comments)

Springtime in Santa Barbara

Who's really "The Enemy" in the Bradley Manning Case? (17 comments)

Let's Treat Mainstream Pols as Guilty Till Proven Innocent (3 comments)

Homo Sapiens Suicidal Pact

US preparing for military action in Syria, top US general says (9 comments)

The Spirit That Drove Us to Civil War Is Back: Looking Closer at that National Nightmare (33 comments)

Laughing at Snowden's Asylum Requests (1 comments)

BREAKING: Manning Judge Does Not Dismiss "Aiding the Enemy" Charge

Atheism: Good, Bad and Ugly (28 comments)

The drone call! Personality and Signature Strike Logistics (2 comments)

Francis A. Boyle: Killing Kids at Yale Law School (3 comments)

The Racial Divide of America: How some Trayvon Martin supporters are dishonoring the dead teenager (40 comments)

Frederick Douglass, July 1852: Black Perspective: Have We Changed That Much? (1 comments)

Postcard from the End of America: North Philly (3 comments)

SCOTUS Can't Deal with Race or Ethnic Issues

Wednesday, July 17:

I'm Boycotting the Store Chains Banning Rolling Stone (24 comments)

Meet a moderate Syrian insurgent (2 comments)

Why We Should Stop Subsidizing Sky-High CEO Pay (5 comments)

Come to Jesus (5 comments)

The Role of Dissent in National Security, Law and Conscience (3 comments)

Grasping for Dignity in the Era of the American Police State (4 comments)

*Please, Cop, No Shoot Dog! (8 comments)

Progressives Must Face Their Shameful Political Goiters (1 comments)

WPost's Cohen Fears the Hoodie (4 comments)

Having Faith in an Enchanted Universe (3 comments)

New York Genitals Fight for Office (1 comments)

Outrage Is Rising Against Stand Your Ground (2 comments)

Zimmerman Trial Juror b37 Reconfirms Glaring Juror Racial Bias (6 comments)

Restorative Justice for Trayvon Martin (9 comments)

*Media Watchdog calls for crimes against journalists in Burma

Is There Any Wonder Why Cyber Hacking Against U.S. Interests is Growing?

Stricter rules for big 8 banks? (1 comments)

Was this perhaps really the goal?: Snowden, Trapped in Moscow Airport by US, Makes Formal bid for Russia Asylum

Jeff Davis Would Be So Proud...

Travon Martin: "Guilty of Walking While Black" (4 comments)

Conversation with a Cicada (2 comments)

The Gay Life: Starting A Week Off With Hope And Despair Here And Abroad (2 comments)

The Mind of B37, Guilt and Acquittal (31 comments)

Tuesday, July 16:

The Return of Lawrence Summers, Mr. Spectacular Failure (1 comments)

While Washington Sleeps, a Nation Crumbles (7 comments)

Glenn Beck calls for celebrating Ramadan by shooting all Guantanamo prisoners in the head

Gorillas In Our Midst (2 comments)

The Right's Racism Is Showing (1 comments)

Email Exchange Between Edward Snowden And Former GOP Senator Gordon Humphrey (2 comments)

America's Most Reasonable 'Unreasonable Woman' Drags Gitmo to Obama: Diane Wilson Exclusive (3 comments)

Transcript: Sen. Bernie Sanders; On Privacy, NSA, Progressives, Public Banking, Whistleblowers, Decentralizing... (7 comments)

A New Progressive PAC (1 comments)

Edward Snowden Is No Traitor (1 comments)

Faith: An Antidote to a Form of Neurotic Christianity? (46 comments)

Edward Snowden, True Hope for Change (1 comments)

A Personal Journey into the JFK Murder: Joseph McBride's Into The Nightmare

I'm So Afraid

I Miss Dennis Kucinich (17 comments)

After Trayvon: 40 Reasons to Hit the Streets Every Day (4 comments)

Linn Washington, Jr.: Same Old "Same Old': Acquittal of Zimmerman Reminds (Again) that Racism Persists (58 comments)

Putin: Snowden will leave Russia at earliest opportunity (6 comments)

Monday, July 15:

Ending the Tyranny of the Mitch McConnell Minority

A National Debate about Government Spying? (2 comments)

The Crux Of The NSA Story In One Phrase: "Collect It All" (7 comments)

CorpWatch : GlaxoSmithKline Alleged to Pay Bribes in China

U.S. Bullying Latin American Countries Offering Asylum to Snowden with "Lasting Consequences" that "Won't Go Away" (5 comments)

Israel's Nuke Arsenal Off-Limits (5 comments)

Warning: This column may be bugged

Livni Warns Israel It Faces A Worldwide Boycott (1 comments)

Locking Out the Voices of Dissent (12 comments)

The Overworked and the Idle (2 comments)

Of Criminals and Crackers: A Personal Essay On the Zimmerman Trial By a Grown-up Florida Boy (20 comments)

His 'Crime' is Patriotism, not Betrayal: Like Hale's Philip Nolan, Snowden has Become a 'Man Without a Country'

The Vomit Value Of Pat Robertson: Irrelevance Is The Issue (1 comments)

The Spirit that Drove Us to Civil War is Back: The Wolves' Version of Liberty (6 comments)

What Good Can We Salvage From The Trayvon Martin Case? (11 comments)

The Zimmerman Trial: Evidence that the South Has not Outgrown its Lust for the Finer Fruits of Faux Righteousness (7 comments)

After Trayvon died again: the savagery of immunity thinking. (3 comments)

Did the Prosecution in the Zimmerman Trial Try to Use Reverse Jury Nullification? (12 comments)

Why The Martin Family Should File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit (19 comments)

Should We Care About Animal Suffering?

Sunday, July 14:

Coup d'etat (26 comments)

Trayvon Martin: A Jewish Response (16 comments)

As Feds Review Martin Case, NAACP Seeks DOJ Action and Targets State 'Stand Your Ground' Laws (3 comments)

Deer Slaughter in Washington, D.C. (4 comments)

Inside look at the internal strife over Al Jazeera America (12 comments)

Zimmerman Free. Martin Dead. The Rest of Us Languish in a Hobbesian Trap. (60 comments)

SPLC response to Zimmerman verdict (5 comments)

Israel's In-Your-Face Appointment

Attorney General Holder Has a Compelling Reason to Consider a Zimmerman Prosecution (1 comments)

Anne Frank Is Palestine's Child, Too

The Trial of George Zimmerman and the Tribulations of Black People (8 comments)

Walking While "Tan:" 16 yo Son Trailed (6 comments)

Republicans spur progressive movement in Texas

White Truth and Shame (30 comments)

The Activism Blues (21 comments)

Racial Profiling in the Post-Trayvon Era (189 comments)

George Zimmerman and Equal Justice (37 comments)

Saturday, July 13:

When It Comes to Filibusters, Everyone's a Hypocrite

About the Reuters article (3 comments)

Egypt: Jeers to Cheers; Staging a "Democratic" Military Coup

Snowden's Revelation Paves the Way for Federal Lawsuit Against NSA (16 comments)

Thom Hartmann on the News: Warren Resusciatates Glass Steagall, Reid Considers Nuclear (2 comments)

Some People Don't Like Science, but Science Is Good for Us (1 comments)

Clinton and Israel -- the Marc Rich story (4 comments)

Do Not Privatize Mental Health Services in Pennsylvania Prisons

Are We Exporting Democracy Because Our Own Works So Well? (6 comments)

Serbian leader to face genocide charge for Srebrenica massacre (1 comments)

Preventing the Texecution of Duane Buck, Sentenced to Death Because Black (3 comments)

Alternative Economics 101 - What is the Cost of Living? (4 comments)

"Putting People over Profits': The Fight Against Fracking (4 comments)

Friday, July 12:

The Grand Dilemma (2 comments)

"My asylee status now formal": Snowden declares "acceptance" of all offers of asylum (1 comments)

What's Going On in Egypt (I Think): Lessons for the US

Ignoring the GOP's White Racism (2 comments)

Abortion Rights Are At a Crossroads: This is NOT a Time to Lay Low -- It is Time for Massive Uncompromising Struggle! (12 comments)

If We Don't Demand a Return to Democratic Government Now, It May Be Lost Forever! (10 comments)

The 21st Century Glass Steagall Act (1 comments)

Preserving the Future is Not a "Lifestyle" | Mickey Z. - World News Trust (3 comments)

Napolitano Steps Down from HSA. What Loser Will Obama Replace Her With? (7 comments)

Is a Neurotic Form of Christianity Destroying America? (6 comments)

Interview: Carol Strickman, from Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (2 comments)

Wasting Energy on Outdoor Lighting When It Isn't Dark Outside

Whatever Happened to the Women's Movement? (5 comments)

The Meaninglessness of Elections (13 comments)

Thursday, July 11:

NSA casts massive surveillance net over Latin America (1 comments)

Revealed: How Microsoft Handed The NSA Access To Encrypted Messages (8 comments)

Truth -- In Exile

The China-US "Brotherhood" (3 comments)

How Mental Conditioning Has Created a Silent, Passive American Society (13 comments)

Inequality and the Rich (2 comments)

Who Owns The Earth? -- Noam Chomsky (5 comments)

Federal Prosecution of Zimmerman Compelling, But Unlikely (1 comments)

NSA Spying; An Open Air Prism (1 comments)

"Signature Strikes" and the President's Empty Rhetoric on Drones (2 comments)

*"God Damn America for Her Crimes Against Humanity" Rev. Jeremiah Wright 2008 (9 comments)

How Would Our Forefathers Judge the NSA LEAKER? (5 comments)

Wednesday, July 10:

Snowden: I never gave any information to Chinese or Russian governments (3 comments)

Fracking a Flock of Pandoras (1 comments)

Bringing Back Jim Crow (2 comments)

Church Night! (1 comments)

The Signs of the Upwising Are Everywhere! People Are Waking Up, Left and Right (2 comments)

Mandela's Greatness May Be Assured -- But Not His Legacy (2 comments)

Where are the Voices of Republican Senators Who Still Care About Democratic Institutions? (2 comments)

The Slide into Moral and Ethical Degeneracy (1 comments)

US Finds Influence Hard to Buy

WARNING: Why Fossil Fuels Are Necessarily Fascist Fuels (2 comments)

Treatment of Palestinians is Apartheid by Any Other Name (1 comments)

Texas House Passes Sweeping Draconian Abortion Restrictions

Putin Dresses Down The Group of Eight (6 comments)

North is a Direction. The South is a Place. That's Fundamental! (3 comments)

Last Chance for Litvinenko Coroner

*Edward Snowden: Whistleblower, Traitor or Both? (45 comments)

Denouncing NSA Surveillance Isn't Enough -- We Need the Power to Stop It (7 comments)

Tuesday, July 9:

How cryptography is a key weapon in the fight against empire states (17 comments)

Where the Hell Is the Outrage? (3 comments)

Snowden: towards an endgame (2 comments)

What the Tea Party Can Learn From the Muslim Brotherhood (1 comments)

*Called of God: Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning, et al! (1 comments)

The Spirit that Drove Us to Civil War Is Back (18 comments)

Toward a Living Legacy for Nelson Mandela Now (1 comments)

What is happening in Egypt now (9 comments)

Did Marijuana Use Make Trayvon Martin Violent? (26 comments)

Edward Snowden and the Gentlemen's Trash Talk (7 comments)

*Not so "Smart' meters being installed across the nation by utility companies (6 comments)

A Gift From the United States to Mideast Zealots

Snowden's Common Law Defense (2 comments)

Max Had a Wonderful Day (7 comments)

Why Isn't it Called "Taught Helplessness'? Thoughts on "Learned Helplessness" (3 comments)

In Retrospect Morsi Never had a Chance to Succeed, Part II

School's Out" Forever (2 comments)

"Passing The Mantle" Of What? "Texecutioner" Perry Bids Adios To Leadership, But Not Christofascism Or The Presidency (2 comments)

Supreme Court Schizophrenia (3 comments)

Snowden Honored by Ex-Intel Officials

Monday, July 8:

Obama Needs To Take Charge On NSA Spying Scandal (5 comments)

Eliot Spitzer: Great Policy, Arrogant Politics

Edward Snowden: US Surveillance "Not Something I'm Willing To Live Under"

College Girls, Bottled Water, and the Emerging American Police State (16 comments)

Three years later is food from Texas safe? (1 comments)

PCHR Concerned For Deterioration Of Humanitarian Conditions In The Gaza Strip

We Are All Aboard the Pequod (16 comments)

Egypt's Secularists Are Back in Power. But Do They Have the Moral Fiber To Lead? (1 comments)

Restore the Fourth: the Amendment and the Spirit of Independence Day

Do We Need Religion?: Part II (9 comments)

Meet the Judge Who, With the Help of John Roberts, Makes The FISA Court A Mockery of Justice (3 comments)

Snowden Affair exposed more than NSA spying: US Corporate Media shown to be Rank Propaganda Arms

Decline and Fall - Skyjacking Edition - 7/8/13 (5 comments)

Sunday, July 7:

Another Bubble-Making Farce: Bernanke's Inflation Problem (2 comments)

Why Republicans Want to Tax Students and Not Polluters

"One Day Ramallah Will Rise Up"

*What's Wrong with Pope Francis's Encyclical Letter? (3 comments)

Here's what happens when someone wants to use your "public" info to intimidate you. (Updated) (17 comments)

A Needed Change in Research Protocol (6 comments)

Flushing as a Strategy (5 comments)

How Do You Know When President Obama is Lying? MSNBC Won't Tell You (9 comments)

Obamaheads, Be Decent Enough to Call Yourself Centrist Democrats (29 comments)

Who Needs the US? And Who Doesn't? (17 comments)

Egypt's Groundhog Day Revolution

The NSA's Mass And Indiscriminate Spying On Brazilians (1 comments)

Why so Many Believe Blacks Are America's Racists (4 comments)

Saturday, July 6:

Why Barry Can't Lead; The Emperor Has No Clothes (2 comments)

Egypt's All-Or-Nothing Politics (2 comments)

Bugged by US spying, EU may sever ties with American internet providers (2 comments)

Gitmo's Kafkaesque Kangaroo Courts (2 comments)

Are We Mired In Dead Ideas? (14 comments)

You Can't Hide From These Prying Eyes (1 comments)

Stop and Frisk: What Mayor Bloomberg Really Thinks About Minority Youth (4 comments)

Cairo's military is the best friend the U.S. has got: Indyk (2 comments)

Independence Day Blues

Friday, July 5:

Egypt's revolution betrayed: Fuel for al-Qaeda fires (5 comments)

A Human Spring

Upbeat June jobs report still leaves US economy in a deep hole (1 comments)

America's Most Dynamic (Yet Under-Covered) Movement: Overturning Citizens United (3 comments)

In Retrospect Morsi Never had a Chance to Succeed (1 comments)

Forcing Down Evo Morales' Plane Was An Act Of Air Piracy (23 comments)

No Hope On The Jobs Front (9 comments)

Is Our Political Process Fatally Damaged? (17 comments)

Lessons From Chicago-- on Million Person Actions and Massive Displays of Power (19 comments)

What's in Your Mail? Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Calling Obamaheads "Progressives" Out-Orwells Orwell (4 comments)

A peaceful global uprising (8 comments)

Lawlessness Is The New Normal (9 comments)

*Majority Mankind Watched July 4 Fireworks Recalled Spectacular US Cruel Night Bombing Baghdad (4 comments)

The Arc of the Moral Universe: Same-Sex Marriage

Poison Gas and Arabian Tales (1 comments)

Thursday, July 4:

The GOP's Endless War on Obamacare, and the White House Delay (2 comments)

Rethinking Thomas Jefferson (17 comments)

Absurdity of Western Politics (1 comments)

How to Thwart Democracy? In Egypt the Military is Supreme (1 comments)

What are Boom and Bust? Alternative Economics 101 - Chapter 5: Tax Your Imagination!

What Was the Most Important Thing People Learned in the 20th Century? (20 comments)

The Mysteries of Edward Snowden (1 comments)

Open Letter to US Law Enforcement (7 comments)

*Snowden's Huge Gamble (18 comments)

Independence (?) Day 2013: An Irreverent Redaction (2 comments)

*Shan rights group condemn Burma Army's continuous attacks

Happy 4th, Cardinal Dolan! And Thanks For All The Fireworks! Your Pants On Fire Lit Up The Sky! (2 comments)

Wednesday, July 3:

Wartime U.S. Travelogue (2 comments)

Killers and Roller-Coaster Rides: A Noir America (3 comments)

Shamming into Syria

Oh, Right, the Jobs Crisis

*Professor Tzu on JFK, GW, BD, PCVs, and How Ugly Americans Are Remolding AMC (2 comments)

*Sign this petition and demand that Harry Reid end the filibuster. (2 comments)

Texas GOP Unleashes Political Quackery on Women's Reproductive Rights

Amnesty International Says US Must Not Persecute Snowden (7 comments)

The Emerging War Within America: Government Versus Its Own Citizens (11 comments)

James Clapper, EU Play-Acting, And Political Priorities (7 comments)

Need New Leadership in the USDA (3 comments)

Marriage is Totally Gay (1 comments)

Frankly, my dear, I do give a damn! - Spirituality and Homosexuality! (12 comments)

Why I'm Not Celebrating July 4th This Year (7 comments)

Migrant Workers' Bitter Fruit (1 comments)

U.S. Bully Tactics Behind Bolivian President's Plane Being Forced to Land in Vienna, Snowden Not Aboard?

Prosecution Red Flag Up in Martin Case (1 comments)

Who Turned the Lights Off? Jonathan Israel's Take on Pagden's "The Enlightenment" (1 comments)

Egyptians are overthrowing an Islamist regime, once again defying lazy stereotypes about the region

Atheist Religions

It Is Time For The International Security Outrage To Be Investigated and Stopped (1 comments)

NSA spying - another side of the story-- Data Privatized For Corporate Use (24 comments)

NPR covers for FBI in Bulger trial (2 comments)

Reading Hillary Clinton on Internet Freedom and Edward Snowden (5 comments)

Tuesday, July 2:

The White House Theater of the Absurd (1 comments)

Why Snowden's Fate Matters (1 comments)

Why Snowden's Fate Matters (2 comments)

Hong Kong Wants To Ditch The Joker

In Defence of the Syrian Arab Army (3 comments)

What's Wrong With This Picture?? (4 comments)

Justice of the double edged sword (2 comments)

The Wider War on Whistleblowers (5 comments)

Climate-Denying Libertarianism (59 comments)

America's New Cold War: Why the Allies Side With Snowden (3 comments)

*What Every American Should Reflect on This 4th of July & Do Afterwards (2 comments)

The Voting Rights Act Decision may be the worst Thing Ever - For Conservatives (2 comments)

The Republicans of the Supreme Court (3 comments)

Taming Our Monsters (3 comments)

Has Washington's Arrogance Undone Its Empire? (34 comments)

Around the San Francisco Bay Area, you're being watched

The Myth of a Post-Racial America (5 comments)

Medea Benjamin: How You [and President Obama] Can Close Guantanamo Prison (1 comments)

Postcard from the End of America: South Philly (2 comments)

Monday, July 1:

Kerry Undertakes One Last Anti-War Mission (3 comments)

Snowden asylum in Ecuador dead - the intrigue (6 comments)

With a "Friend" like this, who needs enemies? (1 comments)

Are Sotheby's Steinmetz diamonds blood diamonds?

Setting the Record Straight: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide (2 comments)

Massive NSA spying on European Union, Germany

Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow (4 comments)

"No stopping" more Snowden revelations -- Assange (9 comments)

Paula Deen and Pop Culture Racism (1 comments)

Wendy Davis for Governor?

Obama's Turning Progressives into Model Fascist Citizens (11 comments)

Ten things you probably didn't know about Ahmadinejad (44 comments)

My exchange with Mitch McConnell on obstruction and health care (8 comments)

The Unraveling American Orthodoxy (7 comments)

Bowl Phone Sex (1 comments)

Ezili Danto: US occupiers stealthily privatizing Haiti water: HLLN on Haiti cholera case against the occupiers (2 comments)


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