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Bolivia Expels USAID

| May 3, 2013

According to Reuters, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales celebrated International Workers Day (May 1) by expelling the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Mr Morales accused the agency, which operates under State Department auspices, of seeking to “conspire against” the Bolivian people and his government. USAID has been working in Bolivia for almost five decades. According […]

Happy Birthday, World Wide Web

| May 2, 2013

    (Above) The first public website – reconstructed at http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html   April 30th marked the 20th anniversary of the technology behind the World Wide Web becoming available royalty-free to the public. On April 30, 1993 the Swiss group CERN made the software used to operate the World Wide Web available to the entire world […]

Reagan’s Ex-Budget Director Slams Crony Capitalism

| April 22, 2013

  An attack on “crony capitalism” David Stockman, Reagan’s former budget director, published in the the March 31st New York Times has come in for major attack from both the right and left. Given the piece provides a fairly accurate analysis of America’s current economic woes, I find this quite sad. Stockman also attacks  crony […]

Superhero Helps Block Arctic Drilling

| March 6, 2013

  In February New Zealand actress Lucy Lawless (aka Xena the Warrior Princess) and Greenpeace jubilantly celebrated Shell oil’s announcement that they wouldn’t drill the Arctic in 2013, as previously announced. Coincidentally Lawless was sentenced the same month for her four day “occupation” of the rig of Shell’s oil exploration vessel, The Noble Discoverer, while […]

Creating Schools that Facilitate Change

| February 21, 2013

Paulo Freire This is the fifth of a series of guest posts by Dr Danny Weil from an article (World Class Standards: Whose World, Which Economic Classes and What Standards?) he originally published in Daily Censored. In this fifth section Dr Weil presents the other side of the “standards” debate, by briefly outlining “radical pedagogy,” […]

Seattle Scraps Drones Program

| February 15, 2013

In response to a major outcry from Seattle residents, last week Mayor Mike McGinn ordered the police department to scrap its use of drones for surveillance. According to the Associated Press, the two small drones the city obtained through a federal grant will be returned to the vendor. Lawmakers in at least 11 states are […]

Bill Maher Interviews Julian Assange on HBO

| February 13, 2013

  Last Friday on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher interviewed Wiileaks founder Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. They discuss the illegal investigation of Wikileaks the FBI tried to carry out in London, the federal grand jury in Virginia looking at charging Assange with terrorism and the legislation Senator Joe Lieberman […]

Wikileaks Reports FBI Banned from Iceland

| February 6, 2013

On January 30, 2013, WikiLeaks spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson reported that FBI agents who entered Iceland in August 2011 to investigate Iceland’s WikiLeaks operations had been ejected from the country by Home Secretary Ögmundur Jónasson. Janasson considered it unbelievably presumptuous for a foreign power to assume they could conduct private investigations of Icelandic citizens in their […]

Dotcom Strikes Another Blow for Internet Freedom

| January 23, 2013

Kim Dotcom New Zealand Folk hero Kim Dotcom has struck another blow for Internet freedom by launching a new cloud file storage service, called MEGA, one year to the minute after the FBI shut down Megaupload, froze his funds and induced New Zealand security services to launch a SWAT team raid on his Auckland home […]

Sign Petition Supporting Anonymous

| January 17, 2013

Anonymous, a loose knit group of Internet activists, has just posted a petition on the White House “We the People” website. It asks that Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks be recognized as a legal form of protest. They compare it to the way Occupy protestors occupied public spaces by pitching tents. They argue that […]