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▶ NSA whistleblower requests asylum extension for another year

Philip Holloway, a former military attorney, and Coleen Rowley, a retired FBI agent and whistleblower, discuss Snowden

Al Jazeera America  July 27, 2014

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Civil Liberties

Evergreene Digest: Police Deny Street Permit for Annual Vigil at Fort Benning, Georgia

Constitutional Rights Under Attack in Georgia   

Hendrik Voss, SOA Watch  

July 22, 2014 | The Columbus Police Department, continuing its history of antagonizing the movement to close the US military training camp known as the SOA/WHINSEC (School of the Americas, renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), has this year placed unjust, unsafe and unconstitutional restrictions on the annual SOA Watch Vigil, essentially attempting to shut down the peaceful protest at the main gates of Fort Benning. 199 more words

Military Madness

▶ Edward Snowden's Attorney Speaks at Peacestock: Ben Wizner

from Bill Sorem PRO

Ben Wizner, Edward Snowden’s attorney discussed details of the Snowden case in his presentation at Peacestock, 2014. In this excerpt of his total presentation (full talk included below) he reminded the audience that Snowden published nothing, his material was turned over to legitimate journalistic organizations, initially the… 237 more words

Civil Liberties

Trevor Timm: The Senate is giving more power to the NSA, in secret. Everyone should fight it

 Politicians are still trying to hand over your data behind closed doors, under the guise of ‘cybersecurity’ reform. Have we learned nothing?

Trevor Timm    theguardian.com… 1,128 more words

Constitutional Rights

John Nichols: The Senate Judiciary Committee Just Backed an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’

Once dismissed even by many reformers as an appropriate yet impossible initiative, the movement for a “Money Out/Voters In” amendment to the Constitution has grown so strong — and been proven to be so necessary — that it has now achieved what most organizers of amendment movements only imagine.  

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Nafeez Ahmed on the Pentagon’s militarization of social science to counter nonviolent activism

by Rania Khalek  raniakhalek.org  June 29, 2014

Editor’s Note: If you are an activist of any type who engages in nonviolent protest, you need to listen to this. 260 more words

Civil Liberties