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Friday, July 11th, 2014

Is what you do online ever really safe from prying eyes?

A new messaging service promises to provide confidential online communications. Can we trust it will keep our information safe?

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Here’s one way to land on the NSA’s watch list

If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on. By JULIA ANGWIN and MIKE TIGAS ProPublica Last week, German journalists revealed that the National Security Agency has a...

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Repressing World Cup protests – a booming business for Brazil

By ANNA FEIGENBAUM Waging Nonviolence On June 12, Brazilian police fired tear gas on a group of 50 unarmed marchers blocking a highway leading to the World Cup arena in São Paulo. On June 15 in Rio...

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Kerry Goes to Egypt to Support Murderous Dictator Sisi: 5 U.S.-Funded Nations That Torture, Execute and Jail With Impunity

U.S. military aid goes to wildly abusive regimes.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

For once, not a CIA plot? | The ISIS fiasco: It’s really an attack on Iran

by MIKE WHITNEY Counterpunch There’s something that doesn’t ring-true about the coverage of crisis in Iraq. Maybe it’s the way the media reiterates the same, tedious storyline over and over again with only the slightest changes in...

Friday, June 20th, 2014

The terrible news economists are trying to hide about American jobs | Official job market numbers obfuscate an important reality

By Jim Hightower Alternet Have you noticed “the powers that be” employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s job market than they use for the stock market? They’re currently telling us that, “The...

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Terrorism as a weapon of hegemony | The Cuban Five

by CHANDRA MUZAFFAR Counterpunch Once again, the International Movement for a Just World (JUST) joins hands with the people of Cuba and justice-loving people in every nook and cranny of the planet, in demanding the immediate release...

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Did a neoliberal energy grab backfire? | Crimea: an EU-US-Exxon screwup

By PIERRE M. SPREY and FRANKLIN C. SPINNEY On 17 May, William Broad’s piece, “In Taking Crimea, Putin Gains a Sea of Fuel Reserves”, appeared in the New York Times. Broad explained how the annexation of...

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Break the silence | A world war is beckoning

By JOHN PILGER Why do we ­tolerate the threat of ­another world war in our name? Why do we allow lies that justify this risk? The scale of our ­indoctrination, wrote Harold Pinter, is a “brilliant,...

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

The Rise of the Quasi-Fascists | The Dark Side of the Ukraine Revolt

By CONN HALLINAN “The April 6 rally in Cherskasy, a city 100 miles southeast of Kiev, turned violent after six men took off their jackets to reveal T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Beat the Kikes” and...

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

How the Same Godfather Rules from Canberra to Kiev | The Forgotten Coup

By JOHN PILGER Washington’s role in the fascist putsch against an elected government in Ukraine will surprise only those who watch the news and ignore the historical record. Since 1945, dozens of governments, many of them...

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