Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Torture of Bradley Manning

Is 23-year old Bradley Manning, who has not been convicted of any crime, being tortured by the US government? It would appear so.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

How to find a WikiLeaks Mirror?

Information about how to access a WikiLeaks Mirror is posted here.

WikiLeaks Mirrors

Updated links to WikiLeaks Mirrors here.

Monday, November 15, 2010

TSA body search video

John Tyner, a California man who elected not to be subjected to either an Backscatter X-ray scan or a full-body search (that would have included allowing an official to touch his crotch), was detained by TSA officials at San Diego International Airport. 


Saturday, October 30, 2010

Photos of Stephen Colbert Rally to Keep Fear Alive

Photos of Stephen Colbert's rally with Jon Stewart in Washington D.C. 

Photos of Jon Stewart Rally

Photos of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's rally in Washington D.C. 

Monday, October 4, 2010

Sunday, August 29, 2010

How many attended the Sharpton rally and march?

Jotman live-blogged the march to the Martin Luther King Memorial, and provides his estimate.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Bangkok Fires

France 24 reports that
"Along with the province of Ubon Ratchathani (its capital is of the same name), 21 other provinces (out of the country's 76) have been placed under a state of emergency. Most of them are in the northeast of the country, the heartland of the Red Shirts." 
See Jotman and ThereLive for reports and links.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Timeline of Gulf of Mexico offshore oil drilling disaster

The timeline is a work-in-progress.  All events are color-coded according to whether an item relates to industry, government, media, etc.

Monday, April 26, 2010

What corporations stand to profit from new Arizona immigration law?

... CCA facilities in Arizona contracting with the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement include the Eloy and Florence correctional centers -- two of nearly one thousand immigration detention facilities nationwide (map).  According to CCA, its facilities bring economic benefits:  "... communities in which CCA facilities are located realize many benefits, including new, career-driven employment opportunities, increased demand for local goods and services, and additional tax revenue." 

Monday, April 5, 2010

US military video obtained by WikiLeaks

Spokesmen for the US military lied to the press about what actually happened. The Pentagon falsely claimed that the incident had been properly investigated.


The too-consumeristic ipad frenzy has a silver lining

One word: travel.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

SPECIAL COVERAGE I live-blogged the spontaneous Obama victory celebration in Washington DC. Experience what it felt like to be among thousands of deliriously happy people gathered outside the White House. Click here.

Previously, I had been blogging about the Obama, McCain and the US election. I wrote about Sarah Palin on this blog even before McCain chose her to be his running mate. The choice was disappointing, and a possibility I had anticipated.

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