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In-Q-Tel, intelligence outsourcing, Total Information Awareness, Palantir, Peter Thiel, surveillance programs, military-intelligence complex

Palantir – with its carefully honed image as a countercultural spy outfit committed to privacy in the pursuit of national security – is a monstrous government snoop, mining our most intimate data.

Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund.

Act Out!

In this first installment of Act Out!, Eleanor Goldfield takes on a sprawling corporate trade deal and celebrates the national movement that's mobilizing to protect the Internet from corporate interests.

Stephen Harper, Bill C-51, constitutional erosions, constitutional rights, anti-terrorism legislation, tar sands, environmental protests

Bill C-51 represents a clear erosion of constitutional rights – if the bill becomes law, blocking a pipeline or organizing a protest without permission from authorities would be considered terrorism.

To combat the burgeoning wealth inequality that tax loopholes help create, Oxfam says it's essential that European legislators create greater transparency on tax matters.

The 5 Largest U.S. Financial Institutions And Their Effects

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As the European Commission president who helped define Europe's austerity-driven financial policies, Barroso advocated doing "whatever is necessary to make sure the euro thrives and to regain the trust of financial markets.”

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The only way to beat organized money is to have organized people.

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The DEA is collecting hundreds of millions of records about cars traveling on U.S. roads – but who approved the program, where does the data go, and are there limitations on its use? No one seems to know.

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The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, essentially disappearing Americans and locking them in the domestic equivalent of a CIA black site.

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Boris Nemtsov, Russia repression, Russia protests, Russian opposition movement, Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin

"If political views are punished this way, then this country simply has no future," Sergei Mitrokhin, an opposition leader, said of Nemtsov's murder.

public banking, public banks, Bank of North Dakota, Ellen Brown

New bedfellows are writing what may be the next chapter in the story of our democracy: a network of public banks to facilitate a lateral, collaborative distribution of affordable credit that challenges Wall Street's control.

The 5 Largest U.S. Financial Institutions And Their Effects

The Rolling Rebellion is launching nationwide, creative direct actions to draw attention to the biggest corporate giveaway in history – before it happens.

When I was in southern Pakistan last year, poor youths told me that constant police pressure combined with unrelenting unemployment made joining the militias the only viable means of survival.

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