motives

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…

Understanding the Players in Syria

September 3, 2013

After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn describes the pluralistic, militant groups that make up the “failed opposition” in Syria and provides the brutal truth about the history of Syrian President Assad

Manning Found Guilty of Espionage, Faces 100-plus Years In Jail

July 30, 2013

Kevin Gosztola: Verdict’s impact will negatively affect future whistleblowers coming forward and NSA leaker Snowden