The Naked Empire

by Robert C Koehler       CommonDreams.org (June 28 2013) http://www.commondreams.org/sites/commondreams.org/files/imce-images/yes.jpg America, America ... Certainly Edward Snowden's crime is one of public relations. In this day and age, power ain't just jackboots, tanks and missiles. What he did by outing the NSA and its gargantuan surveillance operation was mess hugely with the American image - … Continue reading The Naked Empire

Why the Ruling Class is So Upset About Edward Snowden

"The Damage to Our Intelligence is Gut-Wrenching to See" by Gary Leupp CounterPunch (June 26 2013) I don't have a weak stomach, but I confess that watching TV news does get me nauseated. So I do so sparingly. I have of course been following the coverage of the Edward Snowden story, just to see how … Continue reading Why the Ruling Class is So Upset About Edward Snowden