“Silenced” Film Explores the Human Toll of Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Whistleblowers

How far would you go to tell the truth? That is the question posed by the new documentary “Silenced,” which follows three national security whistleblowers who fight to reveal the darkest corners of America’s war on terror while enduring the wrath of a government increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.

German businesses upbeat, shrug off Ukraine worries – economy
German businesses upbeat, shrug off Ukraine worries – economy German businesses upbeat, shrug off Ukraine worries – economy

It seems German firms are becoming reconciled to the tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine and do not think that will have a major effect on their growth. As a result the business climate index issued by the Ifo think tank was up in April,

Lavrov asserts “no angels” in Kyiv, calls on Ukraine to make first move for peace
Lavrov asserts “no angels” in Kyiv, calls on Ukraine to make first move for peace Lavrov asserts “no angels” in Kyiv, calls on Ukraine to make first move for peace

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, after a meeting with his Lebanese opposite number Gebran Bassi in Moscow, was faced with questions on the situation in Ukraine.

E.U. Officially Adopts the Bank Depositors Bail-In

Almost a year ago to the day I wrote a piece called Derivatives and the Real World Implications, citing that bail-ins would be coming to the UK. This issue has been picked up by Andy Sutton @ Market Oracle.com, well here’s the proof but not all hope is lost. You can still exchange your worthless … Continue reading →

Video: 15 Minutes Of Fact : OCCUPY WALL STREET FINDS ITS “PROTEST” VOICE!
Video: 15 Minutes Of Fact : OCCUPY WALL STREET FINDS ITS “PROTEST” VOICE! Video: 15 Minutes Of Fact : OCCUPY WALL STREET FINDS ITS “PROTEST” VOICE!

Jerry Ashton : “Occupy Wall Street Finds Its Voice” For memory’s sake, I thought I would share with you an early “15 Minutes of Fact” interview with an OWS pioneer, musician and artist.

Link: Renewables are cheaper than Nuclear – final chapter?

Paxus Calta-Star : Hinkley Burns, Buffet Turns and the tantalizing prospect of grid defection. ( 14 minutes ago )

#StopTheSecrecy #TPPA

#StopTheSecrecy #TPPA Secret Plan to Advance Global Internet Censorship. ISPs to Act as “Internet Police” rinf.com This is urgent.

CalPERS Told Obvious Big Lies in Its Response to Our Private Equity Investigation

Since readers have taken interest in the details of our ongoing litigation with the giant California public pension fund, CalPERS, I thought I’d tie off a thread from earlier in the month. By way of background, last September, we filed a Public Records Act request (California’s version of FOIA) for private equity return data that CalPERS had not previously published.

Matt Stoller: No, America Is Not an Oligarchy
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By Matt Stoller, who writes for Salon and has contributed to Politico, Alternet, Salon, The Nation and Reuters. You can reach him at stoller (at) gmail.com or follow him on Twitter at @matthewstoller . Originally published at Observations on Credit and Surveillance The rich have been doing it to the poor since the beginning of time

Details in Navajo Please; Public Meetings Coming up on Navajo Mine

Got questions or comments about the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project? The U.S.