Reading Time: 5 minutes As Cairo burns and the American president tries to say anything but “coup”, the Washington chatterati are agreed that Egypt is just too precious a commodity to give up in the name of human rights. They’re right, but geopolitics has less to do with it than profits.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Just hours before his death, Michael Hastings sent off an ominous email saying that the FBI was investigating him “re: NSA.” Why were the Feds probing this noted investigative reporter? And what might his death have to do with Edward Snowden, now in exile, and Barrett Brown, facing a century in jail?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Some sinister—and some intriguing—new developments in the prosecution (persecution?) of Barrett Brown.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Documentary that intimately details the history of propaganda
Reading Time: < 1 minute This year is the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death. His life—and the story behind his death—are as relevant as ever. This documentary explores theories about the assassination—and is full of surprises.
Reading Time: 27 minutes A magazine-length, must-read story of hackers, leakers, democracy advocates, spies, cops, banks, lobbyists, WikiLeaks, the future of the Internet…and quite possibly of our democracy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Documentary focusing on the dual track evolution of Straussian neoconservatism and radical Islamism.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Documentary detailing the history and science behind the techniques of mass control.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Carmen Ortiz has garnered much attention following the suicide of information activist Aaron Swartz, considering her office threw the book at him for a very minor offense. But what other skeletons hang in her closet, and what does it tell us about federal prosecutions these days?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Documentary focusing on the evolution and use of Freudian psychology in political and commercial advertising designed to manipulate audiences.