May 2012

Glenn Greenwald Salon

There is one important passage from yesterday’s big New York Times article on President Obama’s personal issuance of secret, due-process-free death sentences that I failed to highlight despitetwice writing about that article. (more…)


Meet the brother of the first high-value detainee: he came to the US to pursue the American dream, spent two years in an immigration jail following the 9/11 attacks and was then recruited by the FBI to spy on Muslims. (more…)

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Glenn Greenwald Salon

Obama officials demand full, reform-free renewal of the once-controversial power to eavesdrop without warrants (more…)

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa concluded on Thursday that the New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they controversially conducted surveillance of Muslim communities, according to the Associated Press. (more…)

Thousands of protesters marched beside Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans Sunday to accompany the vets as they marched, hoping to return their service medals to NATO’s generals. (more…)

Chicago police have reportedly engaged in a preemptive raid against activists that planned to protest the NATO summit. The raid is believed to have taken place late last night in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago. (more…)

Glenn Greenwald Salon

An Obama-appointed judge rules its indefinite detention provisions likely violate the 1st and 5th Amendments (more…)

John Pilger

In the week Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he  ordered bombing attacks on Yemen, killing a reported 63 people, 28 of them children. When Obama recently announced he supported same-sex marriage, American planes had not long blown 14 Afghan civilians to bits. In both cases, the mass murder was barely news. (more…)

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