Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: civil liberties

USA downgraded as civil liberties deteriorate across the Americas

While recent brutality against protests for racial justice is concerning, the decline in basic freedoms in the USA began before this crackdown.

Liberty Is Security

The failures of both the torture and the surveillance programs to produce tangible results are repeatedly noted by experts, analysts, and officials.

The Digital Dog Ate Our Civil-Liberties Homework: ‘It’s Just the Way...

The surveillance state is a failure and suppressor of democracy and should not be the default setting of digital technology. It's time we get back to a democratic system, which is to be master.

A Misleading Moment of Celebration for a New Surveillance Program

The final passage of the USA Freedom Act has many civil-liberties credentials rejoicing. But why is it that people in Europe and elsewhere, who care about civil liberties and want true press freedom, look to the U.S. surveillance state?

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94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.