Biggest Demonstrations in Egyptian History

Juan Cole Informed Comment Millions Demand Morsi Step Down The Egyptian military estimated that “millions” of Egyptian demonstrated on Sunday to demand early presidential elections, only one year into the four-year term of President Muhammad Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood. The nationwide rallies were, the military said, the largest in...

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Terror v. Surveillance? Keeping Americans Safe in Two Simple Steps

Robert Jensen Common Dreams In the frenzy over Edward Snowden’s leak of classified information about government data-mining surveillance, public officials and pundits have tried to lock us into a narrowly defined and diversionary discussion that ignores the most important question we face about terrorism. Their argument goes something like this:...

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