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Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can 'Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make'
On Sunday, the German publication Der Spiegel revealed new details about secretive hacking—a secretive hacking unit inside the NSA called the Office of Tailored Access Operations, or TAO. Read more...
The Other 98% Urges Wall Street To Donate Bonuses To Financial Crisis Victims
The Other 98% Urges Wall Street Execs to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis. Read more...
Tales Of Love And Gratitude From The Past Decade
The first StoryCorps recording booth opened in 2003 in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Read more...
JP Morgan Settlement May Be Closer To $9 Billion After Tax Deductions
After all of that wailing about how unfair this $13 billion settlement is for poor downtrodden JP Morgan Chase, we find out it's likely to be a whole lot lower. Read more...
Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig. Read more...

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"Jim Hansen at NASA said, if you tap into, if you burn all of that economically recoverable oil up there in Alberta, then it is game over for the planet." Read more...
"Who is actually looking out for the American worker? The answer is nobody. Workers don’t have a power if they don’t have a voice." Read more...
One day after a military judge handed down a 35-year sentence for leaking classified U.S. files to WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning announced a gender transition to female under the name Chelsea Manning. Read more...
The Obama administration has announced it will keep 19 diplomatic posts in North Africa and the Middle East closed for up to a week, due to fears of a possible militant threat. On Sunday, Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the decision to close the embassies was based on information collected by the National Security Agency. Read more...
A national strike for a living wage and the right to unionize in the fast food and retail sectors has spread across seven cities. Hundreds of workers walked off the job Thursday in Milwaukee, and before that in Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Flint and New York City. Read more...