Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: NSA

Permanent record: Why NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden risked his life to...

Six years ago, Edward Snowden leaked a trove of secret documents about how the United States had built a massive surveillance apparatus...

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

NSA removes ‘Honesty’ from its ‘Core Values’

The agency removed the previous mission statement and replaced it with a new version that changed the list of "Core Values" and their definitions.

NSA’s spying power could soon be extended

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment.

Judge denies bail to alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner, citing her...

Federal Judge Brian Epps of Augusta, Georgia, said his decision to deny bail was based in part on comments by Winner that she “admires Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.”

The real leaky problem

Has Russia directly and brazenly interfered in our democratic system?

Top-secret NSA report details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election

“It’s not just that [an election] has to be fair, it has to be demonstrably fair, so that the loser says, ‘Yep, I lost fair and square.’ If you can’t do that, you’re screwed.”

‘There’s a smell of treason in the air’

FBI and NSA chiefs verify a Russia probe and refute the president's claims as Republicans scramble to pretend the “drip, drip, drip” hasn't started.

New WikiLeaks Intercepts Show More NSA Spying on European Allies and...

Julian Assange is no doubt, like all of us, flawed, but he has also been the victim of a mainstream press that is either in the pocket of powerful interests or jealous of WikiLeaks’ success.

Drones: The Rapidly Growing Menace to America and the World

The U.S. government has been approved to use drones, not only in the Middle East, but in the U.S. This might be a technological breakthrough, but numerous issues will occur that cannot be undone.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.