Category: Repression

Kevin Zeese: An “Attack On Dissent”

Attorney Kevin Zeese discusses how the judge hearing Cecily McMillan’s case did not allow the defense to show images which would have proven that the activist was reacting to getting her breast grabbed

Sriram Ananth: Linking Arms with Fascists

When so-called moderates, including a former mentor, link arms with fascists: A harbinger of bad times

David Graeber: New Police Strategy in New York – Sexual Assault

Arbitrary violence is nothing new. The apparently systematic use of sexual assault against women protestors is new

Jason Leopold: Emails Reveal Close Google Relationship With Nsa

Email exchanges between National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander and Google executives Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt suggest a far cozier working relationship

Geoffrey King: The NSA Puts Journalists Under a Cloud of Suspicion

The Utah Data Center project represents a massive expansion of the NSA’s capabilities and a profound threat to press freedom worldwide

Molly Knefel: Why Occupy Protester Cecily McMillan’s Guilty Verdict is a Travesty

While this is nothing new for the over-policed communities of New York City, what happened to McMillan reveals just how powerful and unrestrained a massive police force can be in fighting back against the very people with whom it is charged to protect

Declan Mccullagh: FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites – now

Representatives of the FBI’s Electronic Surveillance Technology Section in Chantilly, Va., began quietly lobbying the FCC to force broadband providers to provide more-efficient, standardized surveillance facilities

Sarah Lazare: OWS Activist Found Guilty

Cecily McMillan, who faces up to seven years in prison, was immediately handcuffed and ‘whisked away’

Chris Hedges: The Post-Constitutional Era

Human misery and the deadly assault on the ecosystem are good for business

Mohamad Elmasry: Egypt’s Eliminationism Policy Redux

Mass death sentences represent a continuation of Egypt’s eliminationist policy

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