• Pentecostal Nutters
    Amway Journalism

    By Corey Pein via Baffler Like uninsured New Agers afflicted by terminal illness, journalists facing the collapse of their industry are turning in desperation to faith healers, quacks, and hucksters of all sorts. The new media charlatans’...

    • Posted 6 mins ago
    • 0
  • Australian Flag Gag
    WikiLeaks Releases Australian Gag Order on Corruption Case

    Via Rappler True to form, WikiLeaks has released an “unprecedented Australian censorship order” regarding a massive corruption case involving officials in Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. Wikileaks said the court order was issued on July 19, 2014 by...

    • Posted 30 mins ago
    • 0
  • Frank Luntz
    The Secret Report That Helps Israel Hide Facts

    By Patrick Cockburn via Independent Israeli spokesmen have their work cut out explaining how they have killed more than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza, most of them civilians, compared with just three civilians killed in Israel by Hamas...

    • Posted 33 mins ago
    • 0
  • Michel Chossudovsky
    Michel Chossudovsky on Researching the Globe

    Michel Chossudovsky is an award-winning author, Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Ottawa, Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal and Editor of the globalresearch.ca website. He is the author...

    • Posted 2 days ago
    • 0
  • Jim Naureckas
    Jim Naureckas on Fair and Accurate Media

    Jim Naureckas is the editor of Extra!, FAIR‘s monthly journal of media criticism. He is the co-author of The Way Things Aren’t: Rush Limbaugh’s Reign of Error, and co-editor of The FAIR Reader: An Extra! Review of...

    • Posted 2 days ago
    • 0
  • Mike Ruppert
    The Unbelievable Life and Death of Michael C. Ruppert

    By Matt Stroud via Verge By the second Sunday of April this year, Michael C. Ruppert was broke. The 63-year-old cop-turned-writer and firebrand gained fame by starring in Collapse, a 2009 documentary in which he predicts society’s...

    • Posted 5 days ago
    • 0
  • Chattanooga
    FCC Gets Its Chance to Overturn State Limits on Broadband Competition

    By Jon Brodkin via Ars Technica FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has been saying he’ll use the agency’s authority to overturn state laws that limit municipal broadband networks, and now he has a chance to make good on...

    • Posted 5 days ago
    • 0
  • Comcast Time Warner Ad
    Behind Comcast’s Truthy Ad Campaign for Net Neutrality

    By Brian Fung via Washington Post Comcast has two big goals in Washington this year. The first is to get its merger with Time Warner Cable approved by federal regulators. The second is to forestall what it...

    • Posted 5 days ago
    • 0
  • Fingerprint Eyeball
    Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

    By Julia Angwin via ProPublica A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com. First documented in a forthcoming paper by researchers at Princeton University and...

    • Posted 8 days ago
    • 0
  • Hanging On Finger Shadow
    Should You Trust Tor? Not If Your Life Is On The Line

    By William A. Blunden via Dissident Voice In the wake of Ed Snowden’s revelations there’s been a litany of calls for the widespread adoption of online anonymity tools. One such technology is Tor, which employs a network...

    • Posted 8 days ago
    • 0