Politics

NDAA 2013: Will Congress kill indefinite detention without trial for Americans?

NDAA 2013: Will Congress kill indefinite detention without trial for Americans?

Americans might once again be guaranteed the right to trial: a clause in the most recent draft of next year’s defense spending bill ensures that United States citizens aren’t stripped of their right to habeas corpus. Lawmakers have included provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 that relieves those worried with how last […]

Senate Bill Gives The Federal Reserve Warrantless Access to Your Emails and Facebook Posts

Senate Bill Gives The Federal Reserve Warrantless Access to Your Emails and Facebook Posts

CNET is reporting that “A Senate proposal touted as protecting Americans’ e-mail privacy has been quietly rewritten, giving government agencies more surveillance power than they possess under current law.” Patrick Leahy, the influential Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has dramatically reshaped his legislation in response to law enforcement concerns, according to three individuals […]

Don’t Fight the System

Don’t Fight the System

Dan and Sheila Gendron, Contributors Activist Post As of Nov. 15th, 2012, all 50 states had petitions in place to secede from the “Union”. Some of the alternative news media have jumped on the wagon, vying for first place to lead the charge. Fighting the system to “fix” (or resurrect) it, is the same as fighting over who […]

After GMO Labeling Shot Down, Citizens Start Labeling Themselves

After GMO Labeling Shot Down, Citizens Start Labeling Themselves

Activists and concerned citizens around the world have had enough with corrupt corporations censoring their right to know what’s in their food, and frankly they’re beyond upset. And if the government will not side with the 90 plus percentage of consumers who are in favor of GMO labeling, then they’re going to do it themselves. As […]

Skype rats out alleged WikiLeaks supporter without waiting for court warrant

Skype rats out alleged WikiLeaks supporter without waiting for court warrant

Say goodbye to online service providers protecting the identities of their users. With just a bit of begging, a Texas-based intelligence firm succeeded in convincing Skype to send over sensitive account data pertaining to a teenage WikiLeaks fan. Reports out of Amsterdam this week suggest that Microsoft-owned Skype didn’t wait for a court order or […]

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