By Miles Howe
Moncton, New Brunswick – I have been camping at the current blockade along highway 134 since the inception of the encampment, filing almost daily reports for the Media Coop. During June and July of this year, when protests against shale gas exploration in New Brunswick were of far less national interest, I was doing the same.
There are a variety of new features that have come with Apple’s latest development, the iPhone 5S. Perhaps the most remarkable feature is a fingerprint scanner known as Touch ID.
New documents from Edward Snowden published in The Guardian have shown for the first time the financial relationship between the NSA and some of the largest names in the tech business over the PRISM data-collection scheme.
By Ed Payne
The National Security Agency broke privacy rules “thousands of times each year” since 2008, The Washington Post reported, citing an internal audit and other documents.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has increased his stake in G4S , the world’s biggest security firm, which is looking to bounce back from a blunder over its staffing of the London 2012 Olympics.
Shooting in Pennsilvanya: as reported by the local press, the shots would have four victims, including the gunman, and injured three police officers. The shooting occurred at Frankstown Township, Pennsylvania, reports the local newspaper Altoona Mirror quoted the district attorney of the county of Blair, Richard Council. the victims are the killer, two men and a woman. The officers were wounded during a firefight with suspected killer.
A US marine scout sniper unit posing with neo-Nazi SS lightning bolts ﬂag in Sangin, Afghanistan.
By: Matt Kennard
Gone are the days of the all-American army hero. These days, the US military is more like a sanctuary for racists, gang members and the chronically unfit.
By Feliciano Tisera and Daniel Alvarenga
Police and protesters clashed in Spain and Italy on Wednesday as millions of workers went on strike in organized labor’s biggest Europe-wide challenge to austerity policies since the euro zone debt crisis erupted three years ago.
Are you afraid of drones? Those unmanned aerial vehicles that can be remotely controlled from thousands of miles away that can also conduct blanketing surveillance and shoot down insurgents? You’re not alone — so does one-third of America.
POLICE in New York have arrested at least 70 demonstrators marking the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement by launching new protests, witnesses say.
Representatives of the National Lawyers Guild at the scene told AFP the number of arrests had gone up to 70 from an earlier estimate of 35.
Can a lie, or rather, a series of lies, lead the people of a country to be complicit in waging war on the world? Well, apparently, it can, as in the case of 9/11!
“Official” stories, the mainstream media’s depictions of the events, before, during, and after, led the American people to believe that “terrorists” were responsible for an attack on our nation and our moral imperative was to put an end to “evil,” responding with an all-out, no-holds-barred “War on Terror.”