Thirty named journalists at three major papers are covering “bombshell” revelations about Russian cyberattacks in a manner worth examining.
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.
The Jan. 2017 ‘Assessment’ on Russiagate
On the anniversary of the “assessment” blaming Russia for interfering in the 2016 election there is still no evidence other than showing the media “colluded” with the spooks, Ray McGovern wrote on Jan. 7, 2019.
Impending Roe v Wade Demise Spotlights Privacy Risk for Everyone
Your phone reveals more about you than you think, warns Susan Landau.
An Unprincipled Attack on a Human Rights Giant
Marjorie Cohn defends the legacy of Michael Ratner from an attack by Yale law professor Samuel Moyn.
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.
Sham Surveillance Safeguards Vs. Tucker Carlson
James Bovard skewers the civil liberties watchdog board, calling it the same kind of lap dog as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
THE REVELATIONS OF WIKILEAKS: No. 9—Opening the CIA’s Vault
As its publisher remains in prison awaiting judgment on his extradition case, we continue our series of looking at WikiLeaks’ significant revelations contributing to the public’s right to know.
RUSSIAGATE: NYT, FB & FBI Say Anti-Trump Site, Now Shutdown, Was Russian Effort to Help Trump Win
Misgivings about who ran this site can co-exist with legitimate alarm about combined attacks by the FBI, the Times and other corporate media on the political nature — not the accuracy — of its content, writes Joe Lauria.
BOUNTYGATE: Scapegoating Systemic Military Failure in Afghanistan
The story of the alleged “bounty scheme” grew up in the context of top U.S. brass blaming Russia for America’s defeat in Afghanistan, says Scott Ritter.