Monthly Archives: September 2019

Edward Snowden on Trump, Privacy, and Threats to Democracy

On the eve of his memoir ‘Permanent Record’ being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC’s Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. This is their discussion in its entirety, edited down slightly for clarity. See … Continue reading

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About Political Correctness

Background image courtesy of Calvin University, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. Examples of current opinions considered to be politically correct: • Syrian President Assad is killing his own people • Iran is secretly developing nuclear weapons • Russia … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden’s Memoirs: Permanent Record

The man whose state surveillance revelations rocked the world speaks exclusively to the Guardian about his new life and concerns for the future The world’s most famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, says he has detected a softening in public hostility towards … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Summer of Defiance

More than three months of dramatic public protests throughout the summer of 2019 have shaken Hong Kong, bringing huge demonstrations onto the streets – on occasion numbering well over a million people – and at times escalating into violent confrontations … Continue reading

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Erdogan: We’ll Flood Europe With Syrian Refugees Unless ‘Safe Zone’ Established

Background image courtesy of Globalo.com, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. “We will be forced to open the gates. We cannot be forced to handle the burden alone,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday while demanding that … Continue reading

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How Christian Zionism Rose to Power in the U.S.

Photo of the Evangelical preacher John Hagee is courtesy of Associated Press Well before Theodore Herzl founded political Zionism and published The Jewish State, Christian Zionists in the United States and England were already seeking to direct and influence the … Continue reading

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Roger Waters Performs a Tribute to Julian Assange

Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters is performing the legendary song “Wish You Were Here” outside the UK Home Office in London in support of imprisoned whistle-blower Julian Assange. Waters has been a vocal supporter of Wikileaks, with the Pink Floyd … Continue reading

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