Don’t ask for your privacy. Take it back

29 May 2014 — Reset the Net

“On June 5, I will take strong steps to protect my freedom from government mass surveillance. I expect the services I use to do the same.”

A few weeks ago we organized a game-changing encampment at the FCC that helped put REAL net neutrality back on the table, even as corporate lobbyists are pulling out all the stops to kill it. Continue reading

Video: The Geopolitics of the Russia-China Energy Deal By Eric Draitser

27 May 2014 — Stop Imperialism

Eric Draitser of provides his analysis of the impact of the recent energy deal signed between Russia and China.  He notes that the deal can, at least in part, be seen as a counter-measure to US attempts to isolate Russia following the incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation.  However, he also points the fact that the talking points coming from the US regarding increasing gas exports to Europe to reduce the EU’s dependence on Russian energy are repeated mostly for demagogic reasons.  Draitser explains that the global shift to a multi-polar world is happening more rapidly than anyone imagined, precisely due to the arrogance and hubris of Washington and the West. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 28 May 2014

28 May 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Forces Violently Disperse Protest in Jerusalem
IMEMC – Inequality on the rise for Jerusalem’s Palestinians since 1967 Nine Palestinians were abducted and three injured by Israeli forces after they violently dispersed a public protest, by Palestinians, in Jerusalem’s Old City. …
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