Sixty young people sign open letter to Netanyahu announcing their resistance to the draft in biggest wave of refusal since 2008 “If necessary, I will go to jail.” Those are the words of 17-year-old Dafna Rothstein Landman, one of 60 and counting Israeli youth who signed an open letter sent to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]
Investigative reporter Julia Angwin talks to Bill about how America has become a dragnet nation where mass surveillance rules.
The US had 875,000 people in its terrorist watchlist system as of December 2012. Those secretly blacklisted have no real path to challenge their status, states a new report, thus indefinitely restricting those listed from travel or simply getting a job.
More revelations from the Occupy FOIA request made to FBI. Turns out, there were plans to kill occupy protesters via snipers.
An identified [redacted] of October planned to engage in sniper attacks against protestors in Houston, Texas, if deemed necessary. An identified [redacted] had received intelligence that indicated the protesters in New York and Seattle plan
News has just broken about a freedom activist and former Marine named Brandon Raub, who was arrested (apparently without a warrant or being read his rights) on the evening of August 16th. Details are still coming in, but it appears that his “crime” was posting things that the overseers didn’t like on Facebook. As I […]
Xander is always reaching out to people, so it wasn’t surprising to see him talking to police officers outside the Bank of America building on one of the first nights those sidewalks were occupied. In planning for the start of Occupy San Francisco (then known as Occupy Financial District San Francisco), organizers wondered whether the city’s new “sit/lie” ordinance w
Bahraini Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to three years in jail for
Ecuador said on Thursday that it had decided to grant political asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Seeking asylum, Mr. Assange has been holed up for two months in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where the police scuffled with and arrested some of his supporters on Thursday.
The announcement was made by the Ecuadorean foreign minister, Ricardo P
Briseira Torres was kept in jail for four and a half months after authorities WRONGLY suspected her of being in the U.S. illegally. They didn’t bother to check her long-form birth certificate, which would have immediately exonerated her. She was unable to take care of her 14-year-old daughter and lost both her house and her car.