Enter title
Enter title
Enter title
Enter title
Enter title
Enter title
Enter title
Action Alert

Cybersecurity Bill Targets Whistleblowers & Internet Activists

Ostensibly designed to protect us from cyberthreats, the bill instead takes aim at whistleblowers and internet activists and facilitates a vast flow of our private communications data to the NSA.

Dissent News

“Mass surveillance is censorship”

July 24th, 2014

American authors tell Senate to act on NSA reform because “Mass surveillance invades our private thoughts and lives, chilling speech and spreading fear and mistrust throughout a society.”

Read more »

Manufacturing Terrorism: it’s fun, it works, and just about anybody can do it!

July 23rd, 2014

Attorney General Holder goes to Norway to recommend pre-emptive prosecution of terror, just as an avalanche of reports and films document the unconstitutionality of U.S. terror prosecutions.

Read more »

US Terror Prosecutions Often An Illusion

July 22nd, 2014

The US Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have committed a wide range of human rights violations in post 9-11 terrorism prosecutions, according to a report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch and Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute.

Read more »

Drone Activist Released on Bail Pending Appeal

July 18th, 2014

Mary Anne Grady-Flores is released pending appeal. She was serving one year in jail for violating an order of protection that prevented her from going near Hancock air base.

Read more »

New Publication: ‘Surveillance Nation: Critical Reflections on Privacy and Its Threats’

July 16th, 2014

Check out ‘Surveillance Nation: Critical Reflections on Privacy and Its Threats’, a new collection of Nation articles from 1931-2014 which provides a compelling walk through the rise of the surveillance state.

Read more »

We’re Serious. CISA is BAAAD

July 15th, 2014

Today President Obama will receive a letter by certified mail from 30 “civil society organizations, companies and security experts” asking him to promise to veto CISA (S. 2588)

Read more »

Animal Rights Activists Charged with Terror

July 11th, 2014

If this isn’t terrorism, we don’t know what is: 10,000 mink, foxes and even a bobcat were set free from ten fur farms in the midwest last summer. True, no one was hurt, no weapons used, no threats issued. But the targets were “animal enterprises”…

Read more »

Support Rasmea Odeh

July 11th, 2014

The charges against Rasmea Odeh, a prominent Arab-American community activist in Chicago, are suspicious and appear to be politically motivated.

Read more »
.