Category: Obama Admin

Laura Poitras: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying

The most striking thing Snowden has revealed is the depth of what the NSA and the Five Eyes countries [Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain, and the U.S.] are doing

William Blum: The Islamist State

You cannot destroy modern, relatively developed and educated societies, ripping apart the social, political, economic and legal fabric, torturing thousands, killing millions, and expect civilization and human decency to survive

James Risen: James Risen Prepared to “Pay Any Price” to Report on War on Terror

“Interview on the homeland security-industrial complex”

Ramzy Baroud: The Missing Context: ‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism is Not Coincidental

While the US-led coalition can indeed inflect much damage on IS and eventually claim some sort of victory, they will ultimately exasperate the sectarian tension that will spill over to other Middle Eastern nations

Alli McCracken: Bashing Obama to Make Way for Hillary

Whether it’s Leon Panetta, or Hillary Clinton. I’m horrified at the prospect of Clinton being the more “liberal” Presidential choice in 2016

William Astore: Investing in Junk Armies

Why American Efforts to Create Foreign Armies Fail

Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters

A society in which people can be monitored at all times is a society that breeds conformity and obedience and submission, which is why every tyrant, the most overt to the most subtle, craves that system.

Julian Assange: Counterposed Conceptions for the Internet

Interview on the United States, NATO, Internet, and Google

Danny Schechter: A Lawsuit that Challenges the Unfairness of Bailouts

Sometimes the dirtiest of details only come out when one gang of banksters sues another

Paul Street: Nutty Professor Dyson’s Ridiculous Apology for Eric Holder

The liberal left’s bourgeois and identity-politicized buffoonery over the Obama administration persists long after the president has become a lame duck

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