April 2011

Glenn Greenwald Salon 4/23/11

Protesters yesterday interrupted President’s Obama speech at a $5,000/ticket San Francisco fundraiser to demand improved treatment for Bradley Manning. After the speech, one of the protesters, Logan Price, approached Obama and questioned him. Obama’s responses are revealing on multiple levels. (more…)

In a surprise move by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Albany, New York’s Imam Yassin Aref, who was serving a 10-year sentence inside the Communications Management Unit (CMU) in Marion, Illionois, has been moved to the general prison population. (more…)

Andy Stepanian Mondoweiss 4/07/11

My friend Noor has beautiful eyes, but today they look sad.  Noor’s grandfather passed away and she has had no way of letting her father know because the simple forms of communication all of us take for granted can’t help her reach out to her father with this news.  (more…)

Attorney Stephen Downs  of Project Salam and The National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms  spoke in Rochester on Tuesday at the invitation of Progressives In Action.    His subject was the ‘preemptive prosecution’ of Muslims in the U.S.

David Kay Johnston Williamette Week 4/13/11

For three decades we have conducted a massive economic experiment, testing a theory known as supply-side economics.  (more…)

Former military intel analyst shares his thoughts on the motive of alleged leaks (more…)

American Radical is the probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein.  (more…)

Glenn Greenwald Salon 4/14/11

Of all the topics on which I’ve focused, I’ve likely written most about America’s two-tiered justice system — the way in which political and financial elites now enjoy virtually full-scale legal immunity for even the most egregious lawbreaking, while ordinary Americans, especially the poor and racial and ethnic minorities, are subjected to exactly the opposite treatment (more…)

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