Civil Liberties

Thought is Dangerous to the USA

Originally published at CraigMurray.Org.UK by Craig Murray on 9/5/16 I have been refused entry clearance to the USA to chair the presentation of the Sam Adams Award to CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou and to...

The Myth of the ‘War on Terrorism’

Originally published at Antiwar.com by Justin Raimondo on 7/13/16 Remember “We’re fighting them over there so we don’t have to fight them over here”? That was the justification for the worldwide war on terrorism the...

U.S. appeals court asked to halt NSA phone spying program

Originally published at Reuters.com by Joseph Ax on 9/2/15 A U.S. appeals court appeared reluctant on Wednesday to put an immediate halt to the federal government's collection of millions of Americans' phone records, with the...

Ex-CIA boss admits to BBC Panorama that it tortured

Originally published at BBC News by Hilary Andersson on 8/3/15 The agency's position has always been that the "enhanced interrogation" techniques it used under George W Bush, did not amount to torture, because they were...

AT&T Helped US Spy on Internet on Vast Scale

Originally published at the NYTimes by By Julia Angwin, Charlie Savage, Jeff Larson, Henrik Moltke, Laura Poitras and James Risen on 8/15/15 The National Security Agency’s ability to spy on vast quantities of Internet traffic...

OPERATION: Fax Big Brother

A Campaign of Fight for the Future and the Freepress Action Fund Congress is rushing toward a vote on CISA, the worst spying bill yet. CISA would grant sweeping legal immunity to giant companies like...

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