By Glenn Greenwald
Last year, Obama unveiled a plan to require all services that enable communications to enable back-door government access. This year, he demanded greater power to obtain Internet records without a court order. DNC Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has sponsored a truly pernicious bill that would force Internet providers to keep logs of their customers’ activities for one year, writes Glenn Greenwald.
Posted in 4th Estate, Censorship, Constitution, Economy Economics, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Military, NWO, Obama and Company, Privacy, War and Peace
Tagged austerity, class war, dissent, domestic surveillance, obama, Privacy, Totalitarianism
By Janet Phelan
Judicial Reform activist, Bill Windsor, has just added his name to the list of political activists reportedly targeted for assassination by the U.S. Government.
William M. Windsor was informed yesterday by a reliable source that he may be targeted for assassination by the U.S. Government. Windsor is an activist seeking to stop government corruption and judicial corruption.
Windsor was a guest on a radio talk show on Republic Broadcasting on Thursday, May 12. Following the radio show, Windsor was contacted by a known, reliable source who informed him that the U.S. government may be targeting him for assassination.
By Rady Ananda
Walking like an Egyptian pharaoh more than an Egyptian, during Hillary Clinton’s talk on free speech on Tuesday at George Washington University, she allowed the arrest and brutalization of a silent protester, Ray McGovern, who since his retirement from the CIA has been actively protesting war. The university’s newspaper, GW Hatchet, reported Clinton’s words:
“What happened in Egypt and what happened in Iran, which this week is once again using violence against protesters seeking basic freedoms, was about a great deal more than the Internet,” Clinton said. “In each case people protested because of deep frustrations with the political and economic division of their lives.”
Try looking in the mirror, Clinton.
Posted in 4th Estate, Censorship, Constitution, Resistance, Torture
Tagged Censorship, dissent, free speech, hillary clinton, police brutality, ray mcgovern, sibel edmonds, Torture
By Nicole Colson
Julian Assange speaks to the press outside a central London court building after his release on bail (Adrian Dennis | AFP)
Nicole Colson looks at the latest developments in the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange–and how this attack is part of a spreading government assault on free speech. Included is a list of the media organizations and world-renowned journalists who support what WikiLeaks is doing.
By Tom Eley
The antiwar activists issued grand jury subpoenas after last week’s FBI raids in Minneapolis and Chicago could face jail time for their political support for third world movements the US declares to be “terrorist,” an attorney familiar with the defense case told the World Socialist Web Site.
Posted in 4th Estate, Censorship, Constitution, Human Rights Civil Liberties, NWO, Obama and Company, Resistance, War and Peace
Tagged Constitution, dissent, fbi raid antiwar activist, free speech, human rights, media silence on fbi raids, MSM Shills, us fascism
By Dissident Voice News
List Includes Staff of the Morning Show, Against the Grain, and the News Department
(BERKELEY, CA – September 29, 2010) Three members of KPFA’s Local Station Board who sit on the Pacifica National Board — Tracy Rosenberg, Joe Wanzala, and Shahram Aghamir — have drawn up a list of their staff enemies who they are demanding be laid off, according to a misdirected email. The three are affiliated with a slate that has a majority on the KPFA board. Their targets appear to be their political opponents on the board and in the station.