Category: Repression

Todd Miller: They Are Watching You

The National Security State and the U.S.-Mexican Border

Medea Benjamin: Behind the Egyptian Junta’s Iron Curtain

After a recent CODEPINK delegation to Egypt ended up in deportations and assault, we have become acutely aware of some of the horrors Egyptians are facing in the aftermath of the July 3 coup

Bob Dylan: “Hurricane”

Lyrics to “Hurricane”

Jim Hightower: 8 Terrifying Facts About NSA Surveillance

The NSA is too heavily vested in its programs; it is not going to give up spying on us despite efforts at reform

Graeme Herbert: From Crisis to Crisis in Spain

On March 22, demonstrators from across Spain converged on Madrid. The size of the protest was impressive

Afrodity Giannakis: Greece: Open War Against The Majority

New austerity measures passed by the Greek parliamentto gives the final blow to remaining workers’ and pension rights, the country’s economy and public ownership of land and services

David Swanson: AP Re-Used Three-Year-Old Article on Torture Report

During the past eight years, thousands of U.S. news reports have discussed the possibility of criminalizing torture, without noting that it already is criminal

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Blows Its Own Secrets in Order to Propagandize

Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has relied on extreme fear-mongering to demonize transparency

Glenn Greenwald: Obama’s New NSA Proposal

As always with Obama, it remains to be seen whether his words will be followed by any real corresponding actions

Juan Cole: Egypt Shocks the World

An Egyptian court in the provincial center of El Minya on Monday shocked the world by sentencing 528 persons to death

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