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An Alternative To Just Resisting

One of the problems with simply resisting is that it seems passive. That there’s nothing else there. The Democrats need to take another play book from the Republicans now that they have some momentum on Healthcare reform. 1,281 more words

Politics

Poem - "A Plague of Nations."

“A Plague of Nations.”

Profit steers the profiteers,
as they call out for extraction.
No minerals here, just smoke and mirrors,
feeding sheep who crave distraction. 212 more words

Devin Ott

Film #257: Snowden (2016)

director: Oliver Stone
language: English and a bit of ASL
length: 134 minutes
watched on: 3 Jan 2017

It’s taken me a pretty long time to even tease out of the torrent of negativity over the past few years the difference between Edward Snowden and others like Assange and Manning, so I was half-expecting this to be about Wikileaks. 429 more words

Films

CIA Has Interfered With Over 81 Foreign Elections in the Past Century

The U.S. is no stranger to interfering in the elections of other countries

This number doesn’t include military coups and regime change efforts following the election of candidates the U.S. 1,054 more words

Public Affairs

Russia extends Snowden's temporary residency for 'few more years'

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has had his temporary right to remain in Russia extended, according to a Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman.

Maria Zakharova, director of press at Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, revealed the extension via comments on… 938 more words

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Report: EU unhappy with US response to Yahoo email scanning scandal

The European Union is not happy with the explanation provided by the US Government for why its domestic spy agencies co-opted Yahoo to scan all emails of users of its webmail service during a six month period in 2015, … 560 more words

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Liberty is crowdfunding a legal challenge to UK surveillance law

Civil liberties group Liberty has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund a U.K. High Court challenge to the bulk powers contained within a new domestic surveillance law… 1,103 more words

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