Kavanaugh Is The Wrong Nominee For Our Times

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has been a missed opportunity for the United States to face up to many urgent issues on which the bi-partisans in Washington, DC are united and [...]

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Decided Against Net Neutrality And For NSA Surveillance

After intense speculation, President Trump said today that he has selected Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. In his announcement, the president [...]

Sessions Versus Winner: It’s Just The Beginning

By John Kiriakou, Reader Supported News. -

Reality Winner, the former NSA contract employee who allegedly provided a classified document to two journalists at The Intercept, agreed on Tuesday to change her plea to “guilty” and to accept a [...]

The Most Important Surveillance Story You’ll See For Years

By Jake Johnson, Mintpressnews.com -

“The most important surveillance story you will see for years just went online, revealing how AT&T became the internet’s biggest enemy, secretly collaborating against its customers and partners [...]

State Sets Massive Precedent, Passes Law To Effectively Ban The NSA

By Rachel Blevins, Activistpost.com -

“It hangs up a sign on Michigan’s door saying, ‘No violation of the Fourth Amendment, look elsewhere,’” Howrylak said. “Democrats, as well as Republicans, would certainly stand very strong in our [...]

NSA Triples Spying Rate on Americans’ Phone Calls, 530mm Records Collected

By Staff, Russia Today -

The NSA has tripled its surveillance of Americans’ phone chatter, collecting over 534mn phone call records and text messages last year, despite pressure for more restrictions and transparency, a [...]

Finding Your Voice

By Ava Kofman, The Intercept. -

At the height of the Cold War, during the winter of 1980, FBI agents recorded a phone call in which a man arranged a secret meeting with the Soviet embassy in Washington, D.C. On the day of his [...]

NSA Deleted Data It Promised To Keep For Court Proceedings

By Terri Webster, The Blaze. -

The NSA told U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White Thursday that data and “backup tapes that might have mitigated the failure were erased in 2009, 2011 and 2016,” Politico reported. On [...]

NSA’s Spying Power Could Soon Be Extended

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment. The National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance powers are soon up for renewal in Congress, [...]

Liberty Act: “Fake Fix” To Controversial NSA Spying Program

By Whitney Webb, blackagendareport.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Ever since Edward Snowden helped reveal the true extent of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) massive spying program, U.S. politicians have attempted to [...]

Documents Expose How Hollywood Promotes War On Behalf Of Pentagon, CIA And NSA

By Tom Secker, www.medium.com -

By Tom Secker for Insurge Intelligence/ Medium - Alongside the massive scale of these operations, our new book National Security Cinema details how US government involvement also includes script [...]

NSA’s Use Of ‘Traffic Shaping’ Allows Unrestrained Spying On Americans

By Zack Whittaker, www.zdnet.com -

By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day - By using a "traffic shaping" technique, the National Security Agency sidestepped legal restrictions imposed by lawmakers and the surveillance courts. A new [...]

Hey Intercept, Something Is Very Wrong With Reality Winner And NSA Leak

By Staff, www.wemeantwell.com -

By Staff of We Meant Well - Now let’s look at what we know so far about how this happened. A 25-year-old improbably-named Reality Winner leaves behind a trail long and wide on social media of [...]

Leaked NSA Report Short On Facts, Proves Little In ‘Russiagate’ Case

By Scott Ritter, www.truthdig.com -

By Scott Ritter for Truth Dig - By all accounts, Reality Leigh Winner is an intelligent, committed professional who served for six years in the U.S. Air Force as a Farsi and Pashto linguist, [...]

Edward Snowden Comes To Defense Of Jailed NSA Contractor Reality Winner

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - A day after her arrest was announced publicly by the U.S. Justice Department, Reality Winner, the 25-year-old alleged source of a leaked National Security Agency [...]