July 2010

Glenn Greenwald Salon 7/25/10

The most consequential news item of the week will obviously be — or at least should be — the massive new leak by WikiLeaks (more…)

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Bill Quigley Counterpunch 7/26/10

The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based  institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much  more aggressive way than white people. (more…)

In his own words Julian Assange explains how Wikileaks works and why he decided it was right to leak classified details about the war in Afghanistan. (more…)

Ray McGovern Consortium News 7/23/10

The conclusion that the Long War against Islamic militants abroad can be enriching for a host of “counter-terror” contractors at home leaps out of the Post’sTop Secret America,” a comprehensive three-part series by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on July 19, 20 and 21. (more…)

The CIA can withhold information from the public about its intelligence sources and the interrogation methods used on detainees, even if those methods were illegal, a federal judge has ruled. (more…)

Holes in the Keynesian Against G20 Austerity Plan

Instead of calling the recent G-20’s brutal austerity declaration (issued at the conclusion of its annual summit in Toronto last month) an orchestrated declaration of class war on the people, many progressive/Keynesian economists and other liberal commentators simply call it “bad policy.” (more…)

Muslim Solidarity Committee and Project SALAM invite you to a rally in support of Muslims Tareted by Preemptive Prosecution.  Sunday, July 25, 2010, 1 p.m., in Albany, New York. More information here.

The Rally will begin at the closing of the National Peace Conference to be held in Albany, July 23-25.  We hope that you will attend this important Peace Conference.  For more information, see nationalpeaceconference.org

Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to appoint Elizabeth Warren as the first director of the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, created under the Wall Street reform legislation passed by Congress.  Sign the petition here.

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