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NOV 26, 2013

ACLU v. Clapper, NSA Goes to Court

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's mass collection of Americans phone records.

The ACLU's 2008 lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the FISA Amendments Act, which authorized the so-called "warrantless wiretapping program," was dismissed 5 to 4 by the Supreme Court in February 2013 on the grounds that the plaintiffs could not prove that they had been monitored.

NOV 25, 2013

Ex CIA FBI Agents Spy on Nonprofit Groups

Many of the world's largest corporations and their trade associations including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Walmart, Monsanto, Bank of America, Dow Chemical, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Chevron, Burger King, McDonald's, Shell, BP, BAE, Sasol, Brown & Williamson and E.ON have been linked to espionage or planned espionage against nonprofit organizations, activists and whistleblowers.

NOV 25, 2013

Ex CIA FBI Agents Spying - Part2

Many of the world's largest corporations and their trade associations including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Walmart, Monsanto, Bank of America, Dow Chemical, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Chevron, Burger King, McDonald's, Shell, BP, BAE, Sasol, Brown & Williamson and E.ON have been linked to espionage or planned espionage against nonprofit organizations, activists and whistleblowers.

NOV 15, 2013

Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Crimes

A shocking new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has found that more than 3,200 people nationwide are serving life terms without parole for nonviolent offenses. Of those prisoners, 80 percent are behind bars for drug-related convictions. Are the fucks out of control for imposing sentences reserved for our worst most horrific crimes simply for non-violent drug use?

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