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The agency, President Obama, and members of Congress have all said NSA spying programs have thwarted more than 50 terrorist plots. But there's no evidence the claim is true. Read more...
Snowden's Father Gets Russian Visa To Visit Son
Lou Snowden, father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, said Sunday that he has secured documents to visit his son in Russia, where he has been granted asylum. Read more...
Sam Seder reports that students at Cooper Union in New York City left the college president's office Friday after a two-month occupation protesting the end of school-wide full-tuition scholarships. Read more...
Following the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, a habitually abusive public school administration in Harlem subjected over 300 disabled students and staff to a horrific staged school Read more...
A new report contradicts the official claim that only three detainees were waterboarded by the CIA. By Cora Currier, ProPublica For many years, Bush administration officials have said that the CIA waterboarded only three terror Read more...

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via Occupy Oakland WHERE: Lakeview Elementary School, 746 Grand Avenue, Oakland CA 94610 WHAT: Sit-in Protest To Reverse Closures of Oakland Public Schools WHEN: Beginning Friday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST WHO: Teachers, parents, Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR Takes It On The Road  - 1938
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR, during a U.S. Tour, speaks about The New Deal and the accomplishments of his second term and the upcoming 1938 Mid-Term elections. Read more...
No doubt you all remember the shocking pepper spray attack on peaceful student protesters at UC Davis last November. Today the report into that incident has been released and the results are damning, accusing the Chancellor of poor leadership and concluding that the use of pepper spray was unjustified and should have been prevented. The laissez-faire attitude of the UC Davis police chief is especially appalling. Read more...
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was in Austin on Thursday, where he was a keynote speaker at South by Southwest’s second annual SXSWedu conference. He also made a stop to speak to a crowd at Austin Community College’s Eastview campus for a “town hall” discussion on education issues... Read more...
The University of California's investigative report into the controversial pepper-spraying of UC Davis student protesters by campus police in November was due to be released Tuesday online, and to a public forum at UC Davis until it was Read more...