4 November 2013 — The Real News Network
John Weeks: The privatization of the Royal Mail will enrich investors but leave workers worse off Continue reading
4 November 2013 — WashingtonsBlog
While Edward Snowden’s PRISM revelations failed to spark much widespread outrage among the general public, an apparent spike in the uptake of Virtual Private Networks suggests the online privacy market could be entering a golden period. But when commerce is driven by fear there is plenty of opportunity for exploitation and many privacy-concerned citizens may be lulled into a false sense of security over services that won’t protect their data.
4 November 2013 — Information Clearing House
The Neocons’ Iraq War Mess
By Paul R. Pillar
The neocons are rewriting more Iraq War history, arguing that if only President Obama had stayed the course on an open-ended US military occupation, the regional situation would be a lot better. But the truth is that it was their invasion of Iraq that set loose the chaos.
3 November 2013 — VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Peace Now: “Israel Issues New Tenders For 1889 New Settlement Units”
IMEMC – Israeli Peace Now Movement issued a press release denouncing a new Israeli decision of the Israeli Government of Benjamin Netanyahu, to build additional 1889 units for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, and in occupied Jerusalem. …
4 November 2013 — Change:How?
[How indeed? I’m not sure what to make of this stuff frankly. The major sponsor is the Observer newspaper! They seem to come out once a year, talk a lot and then disappear until the next crisis comes along. It’s all slick PR stuff, no doubt pro bono work from a mind-fucker but what does it all mean and does it lead anywhere? I mean really, “pin the blame on Cameron”? But not on capitalism? Burn your energy bill? I despair WB]
3 November 2013 — Global Research
4 November 2013 — WSWS
Are we living in a police state or what?
“[T]he disclosure [of Documents], or threat of disclosure, is designed to influence a government and is made for the purpose of promoting a political or ideological cause. This therefore falls within the definition of terrorism.” – Scotland Yard
The US and British governments have stepped up their campaign of repression and victimization against Edward Snowden and his allies for exposing the worldwide police-state spying by the US National Security Agency and the British GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters).