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EU Panel Requests Testimony of NSA Whistleblower Snowden

January 13, 2014

John Weeks: European Parliament’s invitation for Snowden to testify highlights the impact he’s made unveiling the national surveillance state

Leading Palm Oil Company Agrees to Aim for Zero Deforestation

December 24, 2013

Amy Moas: Work remains to ensure Wilmar International follows through to reduce deforestation, a major contributor to climate change

Reality Asserts Itself - Bob Graham

December 2, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move” The 9/11 Conspiracy: Did Bush/Cheney Create a…

TRNN on 9/11

December 2, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move” The 9/11 Conspiracy: Did Bush/Cheney Create a…

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

November 24, 2013
Al-Helou: The international community has failed the nearly 2 million residents of the Gaza as Israel and Egypt tighten the siege

Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

US Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013
Rania Khalek: Government shutdown means halting social services while maintaining NSA spying, deportations and continuing drone strikes in Afghanistan

The Government is Finally Arresting Wall Street Bankers…For Losing Wall Street’s Money

August 14, 2013

The Dept. of Justice will let JP Morgan’s London Whale off the hook while prosecuting low-level traders.

New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

May 23, 2013
Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement – near double the previous year’s total