How The NSA Built It's Own Secret Google!!!

By quantumystic BY RYAN GALLAGHER The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a “Google-like” search engine built to share more than 850 billion records about phone calls, emails, cellphone locations, and internet chats, according to classified documents obtained by The Intercept. The documents provide the first …

Libya Chaos Continues

By turbocharger A reinvasion of Iraq, Libya is in shambles, the bombing in Yemen and Sudan continue, no one even wants to talk about Afghanistan anymore. The slaughter in Gaza is being covered by yet another proxy war, in Ukraine. And then the best of the best- we have officially created our own proxy war, …

#BlockTheBoat prevents Israeli goods from docking in Oakland and Tacoma

#BlockTheBoat prevents Israeli goods from docking in Oakland and Tacoma

By Mariam Elba by Mariam Elba In Oakland, Calif., and Tacoma, Wash., people have been blocking an Israeli boat from unloading its cargo in an action that organizers say is in solidarity with Palestinian resistance. (Electronintifada) Earlier this month, after demonstrators spent four days peacefully blockading the Oakland port to prevent the unloading of an …

Where are We going? Today and into the Future?

By jamespeterevanhoe As a Baby Boomer I am appalled at the mess We are leaving the next generation. The Defense or War Department spending One Half of what this Country is spending every year. 6 times any other Nation on the Planet and for What? Afghanistan …….. now the largest Heroin Supplier on the Planet …

Paul Horton on the Chicago Clique and the War on Public Education By diane ravitch

By flip just a small piece of a very good blog post – “Mr. Nesbitt and the President are basketball addicts. They play as much as they can and talk basketball incessantly. They, of course share this addiction with Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education and Craig Robinson, former Oregon State coach and Michelle Obama’s brother. …

Police Stopped My Brother Again

By quantumystic Pearl Jam – W.M.A. (New York ’08) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUnjdZoqUp0 he won the lottery when he was born took his mothers white breast to his tongue trained like dogs, color and smell walks by me to get to him police man police man he won the lottery by being born big hand slapped a white …

Europe Preparing for More QE

By turbocharger So as the US trims back, Europe goes forward, and vise versa. Just like always. A period of time where constant stimulus is needed, none of the issues that caused said need for stimulus have been addressed, and the people show no signs of demanding anything different. Buckle up, October is almost here. …

Crime Scene – New Orleans By Greg Palast

By flip Nine years ago this week, New Orleans drowned. Don’t you dare blame Mother Nature. Miss Katrina killed no one in this town. But it was a homicide, with nearly 2,000 dead victims. If not Katrina, who done it? It wasn’t an Act of God. It was an Act of Chevron. An Act of …

can the president restore the reputation of congress

By MattHolck0 can the president restore the reputation of congress barry been bailin for bombing with permission well guess who else is bombing … The failure to respond to the public by the president blames a man The failure to respond to the public by congress implicates the two leading parties. Source: can the president …

The ‘climate swerve’ didn’t just happen

By Kate Aronoff by Kate Aronoff A 2013 protest in Sweden demanded immediate political action on the climate debate. (Getty Images / Jonathan Nackstrand) In last week’s Sunday Review, psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton praised the “climate swerve” — a deep and dramatic shift in public opinion on the climate crisis. The shift is, as Lifton …

Time to #FloodWallStreet

Time to #FloodWallStreet

By interoccupy In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. On the 21st, there will be a massive march. On the 22nd, the day before their summit, as politicians have meetings with the corporate oligarchs who profit from the disasters they are creating, we are …

What to Do About ISIS By David Swanson

By flip Start by recognizing where ISIS came from. The U.S. and its junior partners destroyed Iraq, left a sectarian division, poverty, desperation, and an illegitimate government in Baghdad that did not represent Sunnis or other groups. Then the U.S. armed and trained ISIS and allied groups in Syria, while continuing to prop up the …