Pentagon Asks To Keep Future Spending Secret

By Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists. -

The Department of Defense is quietly asking Congress to rescind the requirement to produce an unclassified version of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) database. Preparation of the [...]

Court Upholds Landmark Berkeley Cell Phone Radiation Right To Know Ordinance

By, Staff, Environmental Health Trust -

A landmark 9th U.S. Circuit Court panel has upheld the City of Berkeley’s cell phone right to know ordinance.  That ordinance requires retailers to inform consumers that cell phones emit [...]

GM Crops, Pesticides, Corporate Duplicity

By Colin Todhunter, Global Research. -

Tireless campaigner and environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has just written an open letter to Werner Baumann, the chief executive of Bayer CropScience. It is in direct response to Bayer [...]

A Battle For Transparency: Putting Names And Numbers To The US Drone War

By Jack Serle, -

The phenomenal assassination tool that is the attack drone was born of frustration – the inability of the US to kill Osama bin Laden. The CIA and its Afghan militia allies were pretty sure they [...]

U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle In Ages

By Glenn Greenwald, -

Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, [...]

Supreme Court Rules Against Private Prisons

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By Staff of CCRJustice - October 10, 2017, New York, NY – Today, the Supreme Court denied a petition by private prison corporations seeking to block the release of government documents about [...]

Chelsea Manning Defends Her Conduct

By Staff for Associated Press. Manning's second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May. "I believe I did the best I could in my circumstances to make an ethical [...]

Former CIA Intelligence Analyst Says Whistleblowers Are Vital To A Transparent Democracy

By Mark Karlin, -

By Mark Karlin for Truthout - Melvin A. Goodman: I spent 24 years at the CIA as a Soviet analyst in the directorate of intelligence. I was not drawn to the agency by idealism, but by a [...]

Transparency Needed, But Fought, Over NYPD Spying

By Josmar Trujillo, -

By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - Last week, the New York City Council held hearings on proposed legislation calling on the New York Police Department to be more transparent with how they surveil and [...]

To Federal Employees: If You See Something, Leak Something

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By The Intercept. IF YOU’RE A public servant in Washington, you may be worried about what your job will look like after January 20 — who you’ll be working for, what you’ll be asked to do. You [...]

How To Leak To ProPublica

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By ProPublica. We are a team of investigative journalists devoted to exposing abuse of power. If you’ve got evidence showing powerful people doing the wrong thing, here’s how to let us know [...]

Open Data Projects Fuel Fight Against Police Misconduct

By Alice Speri, -

By Alice Speri for The Intercept. SAMANTHA SEDA’S CLIENT, a 16-year-old foster child from Far Rockaway, New York, had no criminal history when he was arrested in September, accused of having [...]

Newsletter – On 9/11, Facing The Truth

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Centers in New York where 3,000 people died. The immediate responses to the attack were [...]

Auditor: U.S. Military Fudged Accounts By Trillions

By Scot J. Paltrow, -

By Scot J. Paltrow for Reuters. The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are [...]

Release The 28 Pages On Saudi Role In 9/11 Sung To White House

By Richard Ochs, -

By Richard Ochs for Popular Resistance. For the last two months the 28 Pages Coalition have been holding weekly protests at the White House, US House of Representatives and the Senate in [...]

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