Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bill Moyers & Glenn Greenwald on the High Cost of Government Secrecy | Alternet

Bill Moyers & Glenn Greenwald on the High Cost of Government Secrecy | Alternet. “If there’s one thing we’re taught to think about our country, it’s that the government can’t punish people or put them in cages or threaten them … Continue reading

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What Privacy? CISPA Passes in Closed Door Vote – YouTube

What Privacy? CISPA Passes in Closed Door Vote – YouTube. WTF? All I can say.

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Obama Offers To Cut Social Security; GOPers Offer To Let Him | Crooks and Liars

Obama Offers To Cut Social Security; GOPers Offer To Let Him | Crooks and Liars. “Robert Reich explains why offering to cut Social Security plays right into Republican hands, who will turn around and campaign against “the Democrats who want … Continue reading

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Angela Davis, Freedom and the Politics of Higher Education | Alternet

Angela Davis, Freedom and the Politics of Higher Education | Alternet. “We increasingly live in societies based on the vocabulary of ‘choice’ and a denial of reality – a denial of massive inequality, social disparities, the irresponsible concentration of power … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking ‘War on Whistleblowers’ Investigation Exposes Obama Admin’s Record of Censorship and Persecution of Unsung Heroes and Journalists | Alternet

Groundbreaking ‘War on Whistleblowers’ Investigation Exposes Obama Admin’s Record of Censorship and Persecution of Unsung Heroes and Journalists | Alternet. “Obama has been seduced by the nation’s spymasters, which is why his prosecutors have tried to intimidate and punish these … Continue reading

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CBS News: No GOP Backers Of Gun Control Filibuster Would Agree To An Interview

CBS News: No GOP Backers Of Gun Control Filibuster Would Agree To An Interview. WTF are they afraid of? Not only are they going against the will of the people, they are now hiding behind a filibuster rule no one … Continue reading

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Obama’s Social Security Cuts Are Our Wake-Up Call

Obama’s Social Security Cuts Are Our Wake-Up Call. “The president says this isn’t his “ideal plan,” but he doesn’t say what his ideal plan would look like – and he certainly isn’t fighting for a better one.  He also claims … Continue reading

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Obama’s Social Security Cuts: Wrong Policy, Dumb Politics

Obama’s Social Security Cuts: Wrong Policy, Dumb Politics. His chained CPI plan is wrong because it hurts Americans who have worked hard their entire lives and who need the support that Social Security gives them. It is wrong because Social … Continue reading

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Experiment Shows How Facebook Can Spread Racist Thoughts | Alternet

Experiment Shows How Facebook Can Spread Racist Thoughts | Alternet. “A need to connect and an ethos of shallow processing” creates an atmosphere conducive to the spread of racist thoughts.

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Sen. Eric Adams: NYPD Commissioner Told Me Stop-and-Frisk is Used to Instill Fear in Youths of Color | Alternet

Sen. Eric Adams: NYPD Commissioner Told Me Stop-and-Frisk is Used to Instill Fear in Youths of Color | Alternet. We all knew this. But here it is. Old white, Popeye-faced, racist pig in power takes advantage of people of color. … Continue reading

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