Illustration by Arthur Jones

Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption

Massive
220John Vreeland
4/04/16 2:02:25 pm
Salon keeps calling them the "Pentagon Papers." It funny the first time or two but seriously, people, get your act together. So has Ted Cruz been firmly connected to the DC Madam? I can't bear to check. Last week Maddow ...

An amazing/horrifying report by The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists documents one of the most gigantic corruption scandals ever revealed to the public.

John Oliver’s Must-See Interview With Edward Snowden

Oliver to Snowden: “You have to own that”
204unproven innocence
4/06/15 3:05:04 pm
Equationgroupie or Panopticontra? As a free American citizen, that is choice for me to make --or not. The problem, as I see it, is that such decisions will inevitably be made, but not by me --and probably without any consideration ...

Exclusive: NSA Director Was Secretly Briefed on 22 Counter-Intelligence Operations Undermined by Snowden Leaks

New docs show Director of NSA and President were secretly briefed on “significant” damage to CI operations
104Slap
7/15/14 12:13:23 pm
Just a tad late....one of my favorite bits of writing from Mr. Clemens seems appropriate here. Enjoy! cs.utah.edu

Civil Liberties Hero Edward Snowden Commits Massive Civil Liberties Violation

Hands over 160,000 private emails to journalists and Glenn Greenwald
356KerFuFFler
7/07/14 9:45:38 am
re: #136 Charles Johnson Years ago I decided to read Balloonjuice regularly after I noticed that one of their tags was,"Show us on the doll where the invisible hand touched you." I fled Balloonjuice and ended up here about a ...

Is the XKeyScore Code Released in Germany Faked?

Expert analysis uncovers serious misrepresentations and possible fakery
100Nyet
7/09/14 1:13:04 pm
re: #97 a7214418 But thanks for the interesting bit about NYT's complete incompetence in covering up the super-duper-classified bits. By simply removing the black rectangles one can see the name of the author, among other things. What a bunch of ...

Greenwald Hypes ‘Spectacular Multicolored Fireworks’ for a Finale, Will Reveal Names of NSA ‘Victims’

Also compares GCHQ to a “super-vicious yapping Shih Tzu”
662Swift2991
5/27/14 7:06:07 pm
re: #85 HappyWarrior The 442nd got that apology, and those reparations. Should have been the same around 1880 for the US Colored Troops, but those reparations got lost in the mail.

New Bombshell From the Intercept: GCHQ Asked NSA for Something, We Don’t Know if They Got It

More known unknowns from Greenwald HQ
208Swift2991
4/30/14 4:36:48 pm
You must be in complete denial of the government's role in making sure that we aren't taken by surprise again, and to be able to follow the actions of people who do not mean us well. You must think, well, ...

Is Privatizing Metadata Collection Really a Good Idea?

From the frying pan to the fire
70Swift2991
3/26/14 4:00:16 am
It sounds okay if the public goes for it. What bothers me most about this story is that it's asymmetrical propaganda warfare. The leaker/reporter can say whatever they want. They can spin a fact anyway they want, because the NSA ...