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Police Requests for Cellphone Data Surge - by ACLU
WASHINGTON – Law enforcement requests for a variety of cellphone users’ data continued to surge in 2012, according to responses from the nation’s major cellphone carriers prompted by inquiries from Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.).
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:04PM
Tea Party: Extremism of the Middle - by Tomasz Konicz
The Tea Party wants to return to an idyllic past that never really happened. The Tea Party wants to stop the accelerating descent of the white middle class by driving the ideological ideas in this middle to the extreme. The irrational exaggeration of the neoliberal litany of personal responsibility, will to performance, entrepreneurial spirit and skepticism toward government is the core of the Tea Party ideology. Right-wing hardliners believe capitalism could be reanimated if the state were s...
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2013 4:51AM
NSA Mass Monitoring Cell Phone Calls Globally - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 11:46PM
The Corporate Tax Rate Debate, 30pp - by Center for Effective Government
Lower taxes on corporate profits not linked to job creation.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5:34PM
The Global Economy: Battle lost; austerity won - by Antonio Fatas
When reality contradicts facts, reality is redefined.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5:29PM
Honoring Lynne Stewart - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 11:43PM
Obama's Rogue Agenda - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 11:42PM
A Christmas Carol - by Ted Rudow III, MA
From its first publication in 1843, “A Christmas Carol” has charmed and inspired millions. Less well-known is the fact that this little book of celebration grew out of a dark period in the author’s career and, in some ways, changed the course of his life forever.
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 10:44AM
Black horse - by Ted Rudow III, MA
"And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, ‘Come and see.’ And I beheld, and to a black horse......
Posted: Wed Dec 4, 2013 12:05PM
Winter 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
In This Issue: 1) 100,000 Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013 2) Does the President Have the Power to Stop All/Most Removals? 3) Chinese Americans protest against Jimmy Kimmel skit 4) Fact Sheet on U.S. "Constitution Free Zone" 5) UT's Young Conservatives Hosting "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" Game (and Cancelled!) 6) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 10:19PM
McJobs - not lovin'it - by Jed Holtz
News and analysis of the severe level of joblessness among young workers, and information on energetic mobilizing against puny wages and lousy prospects.
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 5:19PM
The State of Work in the Age of Anxiety - by Harold Meyerson
From 1947 to 1974, American workers brought home most of the wealth they produced. Since 1974, they have steadily lost power - and they're getting just a fraction of the wealth they produce today.. Harold Meyerson is editor-at-large at The American Prospect and a columnist for The Washington Post
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 4:54AM
ACLU Sues Bishops on Behalf of Pregnant Woman Denied Care at Catholic Hospital - by ACLU
NEW YORK and DETROIT— The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan have filed a lawsuit on behalf of a pregnant woman who miscarried and was denied appropriate medical treatment because the only hospital in her county is required to abide by religious directives. The directives, written by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, prohibited that hospital from complying with the applicable standard of care in this case.
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 12:09AM
Healthcare.Gov Still Troubled - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 11:55PM
VIDEO: "Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis," 46 min - by www.therealnews.com
By spending $4 billion in lobbying and campaign contributions, Wall Street banks carried out a "quiet coup" (Simon Johnson). Banks own this place (Sen. Dick Durbin). The state has become the "errand boy" of the banks (Bill Moyers).
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 11:44AM
VIDEO: "The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration" - by www.booktv.org
David Bacon interviewed Mexican migrants - legal and illegal. Trade and economic policies that make immigration a necessity must be changed.
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2013 7:51PM
VIDEO: Wage Crisis with Joseph Stiglitz - by www.therealnews.com
Economic hardship in the world's biggest financial superpower. The squeezed American middle class
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 3:48PM
US Saber Rattling Diplomacy - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:52PM
Black Friday? - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days in the USA. There are two popular theories as to why the day after Thanksgiving Day is called Black Friday.
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:51PM
NSA Infects 50,000 Computer Systems Worldwide - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:46PM