Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Covert Government

America’s Secret 4th Branch of Government: The NSA Kept Even Obama in the Dark By Juan Cole Source: Informed Comment The revelation from the Snowden Papers that the National Security Agency had German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s personal cell phone under surveillance has produced a central fallout. Dueling leaks over the international embarrassment have forced the White House […]

Detroit: Shadow of Things to Come

Detroit Will be Democracy’s Decisive Battle by Glen Ford “If we don’t do something real soon, I think you’ll have to agree that we’re going to be forced either to use the ballot or the bullet. It’s one or the other in 1964. It isn’t that time is running out — time has run out!” […]