Saturday, January 21, 2012
Julian Assange: The Rolling Stone Interview | Politics News | Rolling Stone: Assange recently spoke to someone he calls a Western "intelligence source," and he asked the official about his fate. Will he ever be a free man again, allowed to return to his native Australia, to come and go as he pleases? "He told me I was fucked," Assange says.
Why South Carolina's Values Are Not America's Values | AlterNet: I'm sure there are many wonderful people in South Carolina fighting the good fight, trying to turn their home state around and move away from the shameful legacy of South Carolina values. But in democracy, majority rules. And the majority of South Carolinians have made it clear exactly what those values are.
Friday, January 20, 2012
The World War on Democracy | Truthout: In total, the United States has carried out one or more of these actions in 69 countries. In almost all cases, Britain has been a collaborator. The "enemy" changes in name - from communism to Islamism - but mostly it is the rise of democracy independent of Western power or a society occupying strategically useful territory, deemed expendable, like the Chagos Islands.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
OpEdNews - Article: The FBI and Federal Prosecutors Say My Journalism Is "Extremist": If there has been one theme running through all of my work, through every blog post and book chapter and speaking event, it is this: fear. Corporations and politicians are using post-9/11 fears of terrorism to push their political agenda. Fear is being manufactured and manipulated by people in power in order to make people think twice about using their rights.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Revolutionary Politics::Revolutionary Politics : West Point Grad & Army Ranger Abused By Austin Police Brutality For Taking Photos Of An Arrest
Revolutionary Politics::Revolutionary Politics : West Point Grad & Army Ranger Abused By Austin Police Brutality For Taking Photos Of An Arrest: West Point Grad & Army Ranger Abused By Austin Police
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
New Research: Fluoride Linked to #1 Cause of DeathGroundbreaking new research has linked sodium fluoride to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide.
Iran to return US secret drone... as a toy — RT: Reports say the US is to get its top secret surveillance drone back from Iran. The catch is, the device, intercepted in December, has been reduced to 1:80 of its original size and is being marketed as a popular toy.
The New York Times public editor's very public utterance | Clay Shirky | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
The New York Times public editor's very public utterance | Clay Shirky | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk: "I'm looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge 'facts' that are asserted by newsmakers they write about."
Monday, January 16, 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Ahmedinejad Visits Latin America, Washington Implores and Seethes | OilPrice.com | Safehaven.com: Nuland said that, because of its civilian nuclear energy program, which both Washington and Tel Aviv believe masks a covert nuclear program despite persistent denials by Tehran, Iran should have no friends and that "We are making absolutely clear to countries around the world that now is not the time to be deepening ties, not security ties, not economic ties, with Iran."