constitutional rights

Hedges and Binney on NSA Policy

January 11, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers

June 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial

Seizure of AP Phone Records Continues Obama Admin’s Attack on Whistleblowers

May 17, 2013

Mark Seibel (McClatchy Newspapers): Seizure of a news organization’s phone records should be illegal as it limits the ability of journalists to investigate and report – something guaranteed by the Constitution

Palestinians Reacted Angrily to US President’s Visit

March 23, 2013

During Obama’s Middle East trip, hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza took to the streets in demonstrations against the visit. Expectations are zero that Obama will broker peace between Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Some Palestinians say that the Barack administration opposes the national reconciliation between the Western backed Fatah party…