June 2010

Pentagon investigators are trying to determine the whereabouts of the Australian-born founder of the secretive website Wikileaks for fear that he may be about to publish a huge cache of classified State Department cables that, if made public, could do serious damage to national security, government officials tell The Daily Beast. (more…)

Ben Protess and Jeannette Neumann Huffington Post Investigative Fund 6/08/10

Some of the nation’s largest and most elite universities stand to gain millions of dollars from selling the names and addresses of students and alumni to credit card companies while granting the companies special access to school events, the Huffington Post Investigative Fund has found.  (more…)

What Did Our Trillion Dollars Buy?

Vijay Prashad Counterpunch 6/11/10

“Let contradictions prevail! Let one thing contradict another! And let one line of my poems contradict another!” (more…)

Dr. Dhafir’s petition for certiorari was denied by the Supreme Court yesterday morning.  The case will now come back to Judge Mordue for resentencing.  Please sign the petition to ask Judge Mordue to commute Dr. Dhafir’s sentence to time served.   PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO NEED TO DONATE TO iPETITIONS WHEN YOU SIGN THE PETITION.

Prisoners Unfairly Assigned To Draconian And Unconstitutional Units

CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretive housing units inside federal prisons in which prisoners are condemned to live in stark isolation from the outside world are unconstitutional, violate the religious rights of prisoners and are at odds with U.S. treaty obligations, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. (more…)

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