Oversight

US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card

February 12, 2014

Michael Ratner: Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight

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?”

CIA Aiding Colombian Government in Assassinations of FARC Leadership

December 24, 2013

The Washington Post exposes how the CIA and NSA have transferred advanced tracking technology to the Colombian government to help eliminate FARC leadership, despite human right violations against its civilian population

Privatizing America

December 17, 2013
Journalist and author David Cay Johnston says that private federal contractors need better oversight and should be banned from contributing to election campaigns

US & Iran Relations

November 25, 2013
Robert Parry: Obama’s historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State

October 28, 2013

Activists at “Stop Watching Us” rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Rewarded Fraudulent Foreclosures

June 20, 2013

Bill Black: Bank of America and other financial giants undeterred by Obama Admins weak oversight and enforcement of industry

US Drone Wars

January 6, 2013
Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.