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Drones are “traumatizing an entire generation” in Yemen. Don’t miss Vivian Salama’s powerful piece: “Drones in Yemen: How U.S. Attacks Are Devastating a Nation” in Rolling Stone

Drones are “traumatizing an entire generation” in Yemen. Don’t miss Vivian Salama’s powerful piece: “Drones in Yemen: How U.S. Attacks Are Devastating a Nation” in Rolling Stone




You tax dollars at work, America!
Exclusive: U.S. Taxpayers To Spend $400,000 For A Camel Sculpture In Pakistan
Tom Tomorrow weighs in on the absurd state of the United States from the Hobby Lobby case to equal time for creationists on Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Cosmos series in “The thin veil of rationality.”

Tom Tomorrow weighs in on the absurd state of the United States from the Hobby Lobby case to equal time for creationists on Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Cosmos series in “The thin veil of rationality.”

The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.
Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”? (via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.

Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”?

(via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

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These leaks [by Edward Snowden] have forced the Intelligence Community to rethink our approach to transparency and secrecy.
Robert S. Litt, General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, at a March18, 2014 Freedom of Information Day program sponsored by the Collaboration on Government Secrecy at American University Washington College of Law.
Madam, you are no citizen — you are a woman!
The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth to Obama administration claims that it isn’t enforcing the Espionage Act only against political opponents.
(via Introducing Invisible-Hand-of-the-Free-Market Man! | The Nation)

He’s here to save those working soul-crushing jobs from quitting those soul-crushing jobs…

(via Introducing Invisible-Hand-of-the-Free-Market Man! | The Nation)

He’s here to save those working soul-crushing jobs from quitting those soul-crushing jobs…

(via AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Media Coverage of the Ukraine Crisis | Alternet)