America’s assault on a free press moves into high gear: Detention of Greenwald Partner in London Clearly Came on US Orders By Dave Lindorff

20 August 2013 — This Can’t Be Happening

It is becoming perfectly clear that the outrageous detention of American journalist Glenn Greenwald’s Brazilian partner David Miranda by British police during a flight transfer at London’s Heathrow Airport was, behind the scenes, the work of US intelligence authorities.

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US Intelligence Machine Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement By Dave Lindorff

28 December 2012 — Dissident Voice

FBI Ignored Deadly Threat to Occupiers

 

New documents obtained from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security by the Partnership for Civil Justice and released this past week show that the FBI and other intelligence and law enforcement agencies began a campaign of monitoring, spying and disrupting the Occupy Movement at least two months before the first occupation actions began in late September 2011.

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ColdType, November 2012: Arun Gupta / Edward S. Herman / Dave Lindorff…

14 November 2012 — http://coldtype.net 

In the November issue of COLDTYPE MAGAZINE – download your free copy today

Cover story this month is Arun Gupta’s journey back to Niles, Ohio, where steelworkers are striking to protect their community as it falls deeper into a post-industrial abyss. Other top stories include Edward S. Herman’s indictment of  the double standards and hypocrisy  that mark the West’s flawed concepts of ‘war on terrorism’ and ‘humanitarian intervention’; Dave Lindorff’s observations of the United States as a society that is ‘armed to the teeth, but living in fear’; while Jim d’Eugenio finds error and omission in Bill O’Reilly’s new book on the Kennedy assassination. And much more . . .

PLUS: Our second freebie this month is a 24-page e-book, Anatomy Of a ‘Terrorism’ Prosecution, a report by Katherine Hughes on the disturbing case of an American doctor who is now serving 22 years in jail for helping to feed sick and starving Iraqi children

In addition, we have six more must-reads from our archives, on the theme of EXPOSING THE LIES

Any thoughts and comments to editor@coldtype.net

Black Agenda Report 16 May 2012: Black Agenda Report – Obama's Gay Gambit / Death By Wall St. / Phantom Issues

16 May 2012Black Agenda Report News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Obama’s No-Risk Drive-By On Gay Marriage

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon
The president’s announcement favoring the right of same sex couples to marry is long overdue and better than nothing. But it doesn’t make him a fearless warrior for human rights, any more than Henry Kissinger’s Nobel Peace Prize makes him Mahatma Gandhi.

Our Gang of War Criminals By Dave Lindorff

2 March 2012 — Greanville Post

Threatening Iran

GoeringIf a bunch of street toughs decided to gang up and beat the crap out of some guy in the neighborhood because they feared he might be planning to buy a gun to protect his family, I think we’d all agree that the police would be right to bust that crew and charge them with conspiracy to commit the crime of assault and battery. If they went forward with their plan and actually did attack the guy, injuring or killing him in the process, we’d also all agree they should all be charged with assault and battery, attempted murder, or even first-degree murder if he died.