Undercover reporting shows how Israel spies on, smears and discredits pro-Palestine activities in the U.S. and buys off U.S. politicians.
Robert Scheer speaks with the journalist and professor about his latest book, on how fear has contributed to demagoguery.
The UC Davis cop who pepper-sprayed at close range a group of peacefully protesting students was awarded $38,000 for his experience in the aftermath of the altercation, more than those he brutalized received.
The policeman who doused a group of protesters sitting peacefully (and later became the subject of myriads of memes), is claiming the event caused him psychological damage; Alex Gibney's documentary about WikiLeaks is chock-full of propaganda meant to discredit Julian Assange; meanwhile, divers in Hawaii cleaned the ocean by hand and filled an 18-wheeler with human debris. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The University of California on Wednesday reached an expensive settlement with the 21 UC Davis students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was otherwise a peaceful demonstration last year in support of the Occupy movement.
Occupy has opened up the conversation about economic inequality in the U.S.; UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi has had her hand in more than just the UC system; and a woman says she had an affair with Herman Cain for more than a decade. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Morality in the land of the free is a curious mix of Tinkertoys and torture racks We have just witnessed a full week of brutal coordinated police assaults upon peaceful protesters The Occupy movement must therefore rise to a new level of coordinated and class-conscious actions against the corporate state.
University students, who face tuition hikes and state cuts to public education, find themselves victimized by the same neoliberal agenda that has created the current economic crisis, and which profoundly endangers democratic values.University students find themselves victimized by the same neoliberal agenda that has created the current economic crisis.