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Fighting for Privacy, Two Years After Snowden

Fighting for Privacy, Two Years After Snowden

By Richard Esguerra | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | - - Two years ago today, Glenn Greenwald published in the Guardian a single document confirming a key piece of the NSA's surveillance program,…

Going for Broke in Ponzi Scheme America

Tom Engelhardt | (Tomdispatch.com) | - [Note to TomDispatch Readers: I’ve long had a weakness for commencement addresses, or at least for what they might be rather than what they usually are, which…
Muhammad Cartoon Ad Blocked From DC Metro

Muhammad Cartoon Ad Blocked From DC Metro

Jo Ankier and Nik Zecevic | (The Lip TV) | (Video) |- "A Prophet Muhammad cartoon ad has been blocked by Washington DC’s transport authority who voted unanimously on Thursday to suspend…
How Mainstream is Bernie Sanders?

How Mainstream is Bernie Sanders?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - Sen. Bernie Sanders, the presidential candidate for the Democratic nomination, has trouble being taken seriously by the corporate media, what with him being a…