Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

Governing in Secrecy: Can that Really Be Called Democracy?

The Thrust Toward Opacity by GENE GLICKMAN “My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.  We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.” – Barack Obama (1/21/2009 [This inaugural […]

The Government’s Secret Plan to Shut Off Cellphones and the Internet, Explained

MoJo Blogs and Articles | Mother Jones by Dana Liebelson This month, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Department of Homeland Security must make its plan to shut off the internet and cellphone communications available to the American public. You, of course, may now be thinking: What plan?! Though President Barack Obama swiftly disapproved of […]