NSA

Pelosi defies history and her district

OPINION How is it that, despite deep congressional opposition to an American-led war on Syria, the representative for one of the nation's most progressive...

The NSA made the most boring and controversial Tumblr in the United States; also, best news reads on...

Tumblr is a hub for social media literate millenials, a magical place for Doctor Who animated GIFs, reblogged Instagram photos of your lunch and...

Solomon: What the assault on whistleblowers has to do with Syria

August 28, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy:...

Waiting to connect

Years after a failed privatization scheme, SF is letting Google create its municipal Wi-Fi system

Alerts: August 14 – 20, 2013

August 13, 2013
WEDNESDAY 14"Untitled" Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission, SF. tinyurl.com/untitled814. 7-10pm, $5. The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is kicking off...

Solomon: Obama’s escalating war on freedom of the press

July 24, 2013
The part of the First Amendment that prohibits “abridging the freedom … of the press” is now up against the wall, as the Obama...

Solomon: The portrait of a leaker as a young man

July 20, 2013
  Painted by Robert Shetterly for his Americans Who Tell The Truth Project. A Portrait of the Leaker as a Young ManBy Norman Solomon  Norman Solomon is co-founder...

Solomon: Denouncing NSA surveillance isn’t enough–we need the power to stop it!

July 10, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy:...

Torture lawyer John Yoo drafted legal rationale for NSA spying, protesters targeting his talk in SF tonight

July 10, 2013
Former U.S. Department of Justice attorney John Yoo is no stranger to protests. He’s responsible for drafting controversial memos under the Bush Administration to...

Normon Solomon: Terminal

June 27, 2013
Edward Snowden has provided, in my estimation and that of many others, a valuable journalistic and public service. And he has accomplished what...

Solomon: David Brooks, Tom Friedman, Bill Keller wish Snowden had just followed orders

June 27, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How...

What’s hot in Siberia

'Hamlet, 'Hey, Slavs!' and other high points along the trail of a Russian theater excursion

Solomon: The pursuit of Edward Snowden: Washington in a rage, striving to run the world

June 24, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

Solomon: Uncle Sam and Corporate Tech: Domestic Partners Raising Digital Big Brother

June 23, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy:...

Netrootin’: Dispatches from the progressive tech networking confab

George McIntire is reporting live from Netroots Nation '13 in San Jose Good morning all you liberals, progressives, socialists, leftists, environmentalists, civil libertarians, feminists,...

One ringy-dingy

Lily Tomlin takes her classic characters on the road

You can’t see me

High concept anti-surveillance fashion finds mass appeal

All eyes on us

The NSA surveillance scandal is rooted in the Bay Area. Who was involved, when did it start -- and how can you protect your privacy?

Panel sees Orwellian overtones in NSA spying scandal

June 18, 2013
It is now public knowledge that the NSA has been spying on us (unless you’ve been living under a rock and, lucky for you,...

Ultimate solution

What would happen if all Americans simply paid cash for everything?Can't afford it, don't buy it. And always pay cash for all day to...

NSA surveillance scandal goes full tilt clown

The domestic eavesdropping scandal is now entering week three in the news (it's existed for real a lot longer) and as these things tend...

Icelandic MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir talks asylum options for NSA whistleblower

June 11, 2013
Birgitta Jónsdóttir is waiting for Edward Snowden to drop her a line.The Icelandic Member of Parliament and Wikileaks supporter happens to be in San...

Stop meddling

The mega flap over the National Security Administration's electronic surveillance rages on this week. The chief leaker, Edward Snowden is hied away in Hong...

Tonight: Watch Amy Goodman discuss NSA leaks on MSNBC’s Chris Hayes show at 5:40 p.m.

June 10, 2013
 Monday, June 10, 2013 democracynow.org TONIGHT: Watch Amy Goodman Discuss NSA Leaks on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes at 5:40 pm Watch...