AMY GOODMAN: We are joined by Mark Klein, a technician with AT&T for 22 years, who in 2006 blew the whistle on AT&T’s cooperation with the National Security Agency. He’s also author of Wiring Up the Big Brother Machine...And Fighting It. Mark, with these revelations, what most surprised you and is most important for us to understand?
OUTED BY FACEBOOK SPIES, ARRESTED IN INDIA
(20nov12, INDYRADIO) 2 young Indian women are out on bail after being arrested for a post on Facebook. They questioned why Bombay was shut down for the funeral of Bal Thackeray, who is known for renaming the city "Mumbai". Activists who oppose the fascism of Thackeray refuse to use the new name, but it often results in trouble.
"This might happen in Afghanistan. People don't get shot for a traffic stop" said Deters:
"This doesn't happen in the United States, OK?"
(19jul15) THE FINAL STRAW broadcast a first-hand account of the KKK getting trounced in South Carolina on July 18th, only a week after Republican Governor Nikki Haley gladly signed an order to remove the confederate flag from statehouse grounds. The KKK held a rally to protest, and a variety of groups from across the political spectrum showed up to celebrate.