PRISM Whistleblower — Edward Snowden in his own words

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FREEDOM OF THE PRESS FOUNDATION The source behind the NSA leak talks about his motives in exposing global surveillance and data-mining programs. ** For further perspective, be sure to check out these videos from USA Today of an interview with three other NSA whistleblowers—Thomas Drake, William Binney, and J Kirk Wiebe—as well as their lawyer …

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Drones over our Skies

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The Military and law enforcement are increasingly using drones to gather information and perform missions. On American Soil most drones seem to be used only for surveillance, while in other countries US drones have been used to perform targeted killings. Among the public many are concerned about this technology, often hard to …

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Chris Hedges Hails “Monumental” Ruling Blocking NDAA Indefinite Detention

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DEMOCRACY NOW! In a rare move, a federal judge has struck down part of a controversial law signed by President Obama that gave the government the power to indefinitely detain anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial — including U.S. citizens. Judge Katherine Forrest of the Southern District …

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