surveillance state

#TheAssistance: Democrats Hand Trump Warrantless Spying

January 17, 2018

Fifty-five House Democrats, including #Resistance stalwarts, have joined Republicans to give Trump’s NSA broad warrantless surveillance powers. The Senate is likely to follow. We speak to Trevor Timm of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Why I Decided to Blow the Whistle on the NSA

March 24, 2014

NSA whistleblower Russ Tice describes his evolution from being a staunch believer in the mission of the NSA to being the first insider to expose how the surveillance state disregarded Americans’ fourth amendment rights

Ownership of WaPo by CIA Contractor Puts U.S. Journalism in Dangerous Terrain

January 14, 2014

Norman Solomon: There is a major conflict of interest in the ownership of The Washington Post by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who holds a $600 million contract with the CIA

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 26, 2013
The Real News’ Jaisal Noor speaks to Gary Younge, Cornel West and Amaju Baraka on relevance the 1963 March on Washington and if today’s civil rights leaders are true to the movement’s legacy

The Bond Report

June 24, 2013
Patrick Bond: South Africans plan protests over Obama administration’s funding of African dictators, revelations of NSA spying and economic agenda

Petraeus Scandal Reveals Surveillance State and Hypocrisy Over Benghazi

November 16, 2012
Larry Wilkerson: The traditional concept of privacy is disappearing; Lindsey Graham and John McCain, how dare you?