The WikiLeaks publisher is only guilty of one thing, writes James Bovard — violating the U.S. government’s divine right to blindfold the American people.
Tag: National Security Agency
The Sound of the New War Drum Goes Tik-Tok
Privacy concerns are being used to wage war on China, say writers from CODEPINK. The U.S. should focus on passing federal data privacy laws instead of targeting one app.
Researchers Find Massive Anti-Russian ‘Bot Army’
An Australian university has unearthed millions of Tweets by fake accounts pushing disinformation on the Ukraine war, Peter Cronau reports. The sample size dwarfs other studies of covert propaganda about the war on social media.
Chris Hedges: When the Just Go to Prison
The imprisonment of Daniel Hale, federal prisoner 26069-075 in Marion, Illinois, is a microcosm of the vast gulag being constructed for all of us.
US State-Affiliated NewsGuard Targets Consortium News
The Pentagon and State Dept.-linked outfit, with an ex-N.S.A. and C.I.A. director on its board, is accusing Consortium News of publishing “false content” on Ukraine, reports Joe Lauria.
Likely Assassination of UN Chief by US, British and South African Intelligence Happened 60 Years Ago on Saturday
New evidence over the past decade has led to a UN probe into the probable assassination of the second UN chief, but U.S., British and South African intelligence are rebuffing UN demands to declassify files to get at the truth.
Examining the Stasi, Seeing the NSA
From the Archives: For many years, the East German Stasi was viewed as the most totalitarian of intelligence services, relentlessly spying on its citizens during the Cold War. But the Stasi’s capabilities pale in comparison to what the NSA can…
A Pandemic of ‘Russian Hacking’
Neither the actor, nor the motive, nor the damage done is known for certain in this latest scare story, write Ray McGovern and Joe Lauria.
Consortium News’ Record on Russia-gate—How CN Covered the ‘Scandal’: No. 6—‘How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites’
The narrative about Russian cyberattacks on American election infrastructure is a self-interested abuse of power by DHS based on distortion of evidence, wrote Gareth Porter on Aug. 28, 2018.
How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
The narrative about Russian cyberattacks on American election infrastructure is a self-interested abuse of power by DHS based on distortion of evidence, writes Gareth Porter.