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Gerald Rozner sent this very important post: "There seems to be a grassroots revolution brewing in Michigan and city after city rejects the Emergency Managers and even sues the State to take back democratic powers and processes -- kudos to the American citizens of Michigan, and I think you understand what I mean."
Greg Manahan reports: "Further to my video report on the latest protests in Rossport, Ireland, against Shell, local activists have uncovered a communication issued by the security firm contracted by Shell and the Corrib gas developers which contains a 'situation report'. It lists the actions and movements of activists in their solidarity camp, which is on private property.
The activists are seeking legal advice, according to the Irish Times, as it would seem that they are under 24 hour surveillance. Neither the company involved nor their contracting corporations would comment on the revelation.
The site rep allegedly has logged details of the location of people and vehicles, which are 'known' to the security operators."
Shackled, starved of sunshine, held in leg restraints: Manning's lawyers assert that his treatment in custody violates US Military Code itself.
Cheerleading in the Globe and Mail's business section for global fracking -- but the link shows that it will take $130 barrels of oil for tar sands to break even.
Even the Washington Times is concerned: policy journal shows US military strategy scenario for Americans to fight Americas...
Google fined millions for secret spying on Mac users, others.
An extremely important Al Jazeera series looking at the intent effort of the US government to control the Internet -- an investigation that is long overdue in US media ...
Shocking allegation: woman claims forcible cavity search at gunpoint for traffic violation -- a further violation of the personal boundaries that TSA gropes began.
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Author & political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change.