Citizen Action Monitor

Watch Julian Assange demolish Hillary Clinton’s 7 vacuous allegations against Edward Snowden

Clinton’s trumped up allegations against Snowden insult the intelligence of responsibly informed citizens worldwide No 1092 Posted by fw, July 09, 2014 In today’s Democracy Now broadcast, Julian Assange “responds to … Continue reading

July 9, 2014

Obama blasted as “one of the obstacles to NSA reform, not a vehicle for it”

“Obama likes to parade around as some sort of King Solomon figure,” says Glenn Greenwald No 1034 Posted by fw, April 18, 2014 “…has there been a bigger con man … Continue reading

April 18, 2014

Canada spied for US in 20 countries, Snowden document reveals

Did Harper approve Canada’s covert spying for NSA? No 928 Posted by fw, December 11, 2013 “…an exposed spy mission can imperil Canada’s other diplomatic operations — ‘the political contacts, … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

DARK MAIL — New email technology for public use promises to be NSA’s worst nightmare

Dark Mail will look just like ordinary mail but with ensured secure messaging power No 900 Posted by fw, October 31, 2013 “What we’ve learned is that we need to … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glenn Greenwald speculates on implications of latest of Snowden’s shocking NSA revelations

Most shocking – unapologetic US gov. seems bent on strengthening NSA legislation, disguising it as “reform” No 896 Posted by fw, October 28, 2013 To get a sense of the … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

British poll shows more people thought Snowden’s revelations were “bad rather than good thing”

Public seems to have accepted government collection of personal data a given in today’s world No 889 Posted by fw, October 24, 2013 “A recent [poll] asked respondents whether the British … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Embarrassing revelation – Senate Intelligence Cmte. has always had authority to expose NSA wrongdoing

NSA critic Sen. Ron Wyden says he “didn’t know” of provision that allows public disclosure of information that would serve the public interest. He “didn’t know”? Isn’t it his job … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

President Obama among rogues gallery of gov’t officials caught lying on video about NSA program

Watch the video of lies documented by investigative ProPublica journalists No 822 Posted by fw, July 31, 2013 I’m old enough to remember this poster of another American president, “Tricky … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snowden risked all to expose massive NSA surveillance, but where is the outpouring of public disapproval?

Spilt divisions of public opinion are unlikely to inspire Congress or Obama to change anything No 815 Posted by fw, July 21, 2013 “No attempt has been made by U.S. … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

AlJazeera documentary probes America’s descent into a world of dark secrets and dirty wars

No 805 Posted by fw, July 9, 2013 “Wiretaps without warrants. Surveillance of everyone. Who’s in charge? And who’s watching the watchers? Will anything change? And does this massive spending … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glenn Greenwald alleges NSA’s goal is the “elimination of privacy worldwide”

It’s a complete joke that there is robust oversight on this surveillance, says Greenwald No 804 Posted by fw, July 8, 2013 “The reason that Edward Snowden came forward, the … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Speculation NSA could pursue climate activists as terrorists not beyond realm of possibility

It’s already known that US government is increasingly classifying peaceful protests as potential terrorist threats No 797 Posted by fw, July 3, 2013 “…the classification of climate activists as terrorists … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glenn Greenwald “staggered” by Obama’s “deceitful and misleading” claims about NSA surveillance

“It’s actually worse than just misleading and deceitful; it’s just outright false” No 785 Posted by fw, June 19, 2013 In a PBS interview on June 17, 2013, President Obama … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment