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Meme With Wings: Are Western Anti-Fracking Activists Funded by Putin's Russia?

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

With loud megaphones and ongoing geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Russia with no end in sight, one can rest assured Rasmussen will not be the last one to repeat this meme, just as he was not the first.

Corporate Wrinkles in Snowden Saga May Prompt Brazil to Become More Vigilant

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.08.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

At long last, Edward Snowden seems to have sparked a vital public debate about the U.S. national security state and its activities in South America. It may not be so easy, however, to disentangle the thorny web of corporate influence.

How Yellow Journalism Screws the Left

The Yes Men | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media
The Yes Men

Carl Gibson and Steve Horn's misleading and poorly researched story -- about the links between Srdja Popovic, cofounder of Otpor! and CANVAS, and a crappy corporate spy outfit named Stratfor -- does no one any good.

Snowden Fallout: U.S. Wary of Brazilian Assertiveness in "Blue Amazon"?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 11.26.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

U.S. espionage is hardly surprising in light of the high financial stakes: currently, Brazil seeks to exploit large offshore oil deposits which could utterly transform the country's economic fortunes.

Chicago Takes Prisoner in War on Activists: Jason Hammond Arrested

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

Jason Hammond is charged with participating in the assault against white supremacists who were attending the 5th annual White Nationalist Economic Summit and Illinois White Nationalist Meet-and-Greet in Tinley Park, Ill.

Barrett Brown vs. the Private Intelligence Business

Urizenus Sklar | Posted 08.23.2013 | Technology
Urizenus Sklar

In view of the recent exposure of the PRISM program by Edward Snowden, one might think journalist Barrett Brown would be in the news discussing the new revelations, but he isn't. He is in federal custody, facing charges that add up to 105 years in prison. The question is: Why?

Jeremy Hammond, American Political Prisoner

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

The case of Jeremy Hammond is illustrative of a trend to target, overcharge and come down hard on those the state perceives as threatening. The supposed threats are due to their beliefs and/or actions toward information freedom and transparency.

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

Repress U, Class of 2012: 7 Steps to a Homeland Security Campus

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.

Global Intelligence Gate: From Confessions of an Economic Hit Man to the Stratfor Corporation

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Internal e-mails emanating from within the Stratfor intelligence firm continue to embarrass and shame the Corporation after John Perkins' telling Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.

Leaked Emails Suggest Pakistan Knew Bin Laden's Hiding Place

Posted 03.16.2013 | World

Did Pakistani army officials know Osama Bin Laden was hiding in Abbottabad? Emails from the security think tank Stratfor, released by WikiLeaks on...

Mark Gongloff

The Shadow CIA: WikiLeaks Trove Shows How Companies Gather Intel

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Past WikiLeaks document dumps have offered peeks at how governments gather intelligence. The latest promises a look at how private companies do it. ...

Gerry Smith

By Partnering With Anonymous, Wikileaks Finds New Source For Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

Wikileaks on Monday began publishing details of its latest trove of secrets: more than 5 million emails from the global intelligence company Stratfor....

WikiLeaks Publishes 'Shadow CIA' Emails

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 04.28.2012 | World

LONDON — Private intelligence firm Stratfor is in the business of shedding light on the world for its many clients. On Monday, anti-secrecy grou...

Hackers Publish Thousands Of Credit Card Numbers

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

* List includes about 860,000 people * Lists have data on former VP Dan Quayle, former CIA chief (Adds details on credit card data,...

Charities Working To Return Donations From $1 Million 'Anonymous' Hacking Scandal

Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

Some of the charities that benefitted from a recent $1 million hacking scam are working to return the misappropriated funds, Philanthropy.com reports....

Hacking Victims At Risk After Speaking Out

AP | EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 02.25.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Victims of a data breach at the security analysis firm Stratfor apparently are being targeted a second time after speaking out about...

Andrea Stone

Expert Says 9/11 Terror Threat May Not Match Size Of Previous Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As counterterrorism officials here and in New York search frantically to confirm a "credible" report of an "active plot" to set off expl...

Satellite View of Military Response to Crisis in Egypt (VIDEO)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

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