Fighting the Militarized State

This law, if it is not struck down, will essentially replace our civilian judiciary with a military one. Those targeted under this law will not be warned beforehand that they will be arrested. They will not have a chance to get a lawyer. They will not see the inside of...

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No, Toto, It’s Not Oz. It’s Africa and It’s War

Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch.com http://www.tomdispatch.com/ Hey, Private First Class Dorothy: when that next tornado hits Kansas, it’s slated to transport you not to Oz, but to somewhere in Africa, maybe Chad or Niger or Mauritania.  And that’s war, American-style, for you, or so reports the New York Times’s Eric Schmitt from Fort Riley, Kansas, where...

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The Last Chance to Stop the NDAA

Chris Hedges Truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_last_chance_to_stop_the_ndaa_20130902/ Laws passed in the so-called war on terror will be used to turn all dissidents and activists into terrorism suspects, subjecting them to draconian forms of state repression and control   I and my fellow plaintiffs have begun the third and final round of our battle...

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