wiretapping

CIA and NSA Wrongdoing Requires Independent Investigation, Says Former Church Committee Staff

March 16, 2014

Burt Wides, a former chief investigator for the Church Committee, who helped create the Senate and House intelligence committees, says these oversight bodies are now too entwined with the intelligence agencies; further reason for an independent committee is President Obama will not pursue an investigation into the actions taken during the Bush/Cheney administration’s ‘war on…

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald’s Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the “Criminalization of Journalism”.

November 5, 2013

Chris Hedges says David Miranda’s detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.

What Makes the American Security State Necessary?

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Will any amount of surveillance make Americans secure when US foreign policy is based on global hegemony?

Wikileaks Releases Kissinger Cables and Two Decisions in Manning Trial

April 11, 2013

>> Wikileaks’ Public Library of US Diplomacy Full audio of Bradley Manning’s statement:

Leading US Officials Support Terrorist Listed Group with Impunity

October 12, 2012

Michael Ratner Report: Supreme Court finds Telecoms won’t be prosecuted for illegal wiretapping