civil liberties


New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

By Activist Post January 18, 2017   New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State     On January 15th, acTVism Munich hosted a live video conference called “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” which featured a live interview with Edward Snowden, among other notable activists, whistleblowers and experts […]

New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

By Derrick Broze Activist Post December 21, 2016   U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution     The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a damning new report on law enforcement’s growing use of ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance tools.  On Monday, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a new report that […]


Google’s Jigsaw To Be Used To Undermine Alternative Media?

By Kurt Nimmo Activist Post October 6, 2016   Google’s Jigsaw To Be Used To Undermine Alternative Media?   In this premier episode of The Geopolitical Report with Kurt Nimmo, we examine Google’s Jigsaw, an emerging technology that will be used on the internet to counter speech and ideas considered “extremist” by the global elite. […]

Google’s Jigsaw to Be Used to Undermine Alternative Media?

Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave 'No Place to Hide'

Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 13, 2016   Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’ The Intercept publishes instruction manuals detailing how to build and use cell phone surveillance devices     The technology manufacturing company Harris Corporation has fought to keep the public from knowing about how its […]


Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 25, 2016   Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying ‘The surveillance program itself is a privacy nightmare come to life and precisely what we have warned against for years,’ civil liberties group says     Revelations that Baltimore police are spying on residents from the air—which the department […]

Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore's "Incomprehensible" Police Spying

McCain's Nightmare - Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate

McCain’s Nightmare – Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute August 5, 2016   McCain’s Nightmare – Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate     When she fired back at Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) that the policies he has supported directly led to the rise of ISIS, Senate hopeful Dr. Kelli Ward set off alarm bells in interventionist circles. […]


Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg June 22, 2016   Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties     Yesterday, I published a post warning about an amendment to be put up for a vote in the U.S. Senate that would severely harm the civil liberties of American citizens. I was very […]

Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI 'Sprawling' Hacking Powers

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 30, 2016   Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers Absent action by Congress, the rule change will go into effect in December     The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday quietly approved a rule change that would allow a federal magistrate judge to issue […]


Does The United States Still Exist?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 29, 2016   Does The United States Still Exist? An address delivered to the Libertarian Party of Florida on March 23, 2016 in Destin, Florida     To answer the question that is the title, we have to know of what the US consists. Is it […]

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Loretta Lynch and the Government War on Free Speech

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 14, 2016 Loretta Lynch and the Government War on Free Speech   During her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted that she asked the FBI to examine whether the federal government should take legal action against so-called climate change deniers. Attorney […]


ACLU Sounds Alarm as Obama Administration Plans Quiet NSA Expansion

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams February 27, 2016   ACLU Sounds Alarm as Obama Administration Plans Quiet NSA Expansion “Before we allow them to spread that information further in the government, we need to have a serious conversation about how to protect Americans’ information.”     Civil liberties advocates slammed reports on Friday that the […]

ACLU Sounds Alarm as Obama Administration Plans Quiet NSA Expansion

Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics

What’s in Store for Our Freedoms in 2016? More of Everything We Don’t Want

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 30, 2015   What’s in Store for Our Freedoms in 2016? More of Everything We Don’t Want     “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”—George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Vol. 1 In Harold Ramis’ classic 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, TV weatherman Phil Connors […]


To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 21, 2015 (First published November 16, 2015)   To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late   “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Voice or no voice, the people […]

Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics

Prelude to the Great War: The United States and Mexico

Woodrow Wilson Was Our Worst President 6

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com November 21, 2015     [This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  It appears in a section called “A Rogue’s Gallery of Progressives” along with articles on Lincoln, TR, FDR and LBJ] Woodrow Wilson was our worst president.  He did many of the things that […]


Is the Justice Department Finally Ready to Jail Corporate Criminals?

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg September 11, 2015   Is the Justice Department Finally Ready to Jail Corporate Criminals?     The single greatest travesty to afflict American society in the 21st century has been the abandonment of the rule of law and accountability. It’s worse than the attacks of 9/11 and the subsequent loss of privacy […]