Archives for January 28, 2015

Civilization Rights

Busi­ness ceas­es to become busi­ness when it becomes engaged in polit­i­cal deci­sion mak­ing regard­less of whether the deci­sions con­cern for­eign or domes­tic pol­i­cy. It becomes a fifth col­umn that seeks absolute con­trol. A per­son would have to be com­plete­ly brain dead not to see that this is what has hap­pened to the Unit­ed States. It’s […]

EFF’s Game Plan for Ending Global Mass Surveillance

 We have a prob­lem when it comes to stop­ping mass sur­veil­lance. The enti­ty that’s con­duct­ing the most extreme and far-reach­ing sur­veil­lance against most of the world’s communications—the Nation­al Secu­ri­ty Agency—is bound by Unit­ed States law. That’s good news for Amer­i­cans. U.S. law and the Con­sti­tu­tion pro­tect Amer­i­can cit­i­zens and legal res­i­dents from war­rant­less sur­veil­lance. That […]

What Diane Ravitch isn’t telling you

The Whole Truth about the “Whole Child” An Edi­to­r­i­al by Ani­ta Hoge Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Pri­va­ti­za­tion Move­ment and the Dan­ger to Amer­i­ca’s Pub­lic Schools is the title of the new book by Diane Rav­itch. It is favor­ably reviewed and sum­ma­rized at the Dai­ly Kos HERE. Rav­itch’s book pur­ports to answers ques­tions about […]