Monthly Archives: June 2013

Martin and Mitchell meeting the Soviet press, via Motherboard

The 1960 Snowdens: NSA Agents Who Showed Up in Moscow Bearing State Secrets

Fifty-three years ago a pair of NSA agents pulled a Snowden—they told their bosses they were going on vacation, went to Mexico before slipping off to Havana en route to…


An Epic Deception: America’s Overthrow of The Shah And The Secret Quest For A One World Government

“It is easy to go down into Hell; Night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; But to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper…


A Rigged Revolution: How The Shadow CIA-MI6 Network Put Khomeini And Militant Islamists in Power

A few weeks ago, after a period of inner soul searching, I finally mustered up the courage to accept the alternative version of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, and wrote an…


How Long Is The World’s Memory?

  The U.S. government is constantly trying to reshape perceptions about past events, mold the world’s memories to its liking, and alter perceptions of the consequences of U.S. wars. With…


When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren’t Called ‘Hitler’

Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is? Most people haven’t heard of him. But you should have. When you see his face or hear his…

Security researcher Charlie Miller holds two automobile electronic control module circuit boards while posing in his home-office in Wildwood, Missouri

Silicon Valley Doesn’t Just Help the Surveillance State—It Built It

More than a decade ago, CIA Director Michael Hayden began enlisting the private sector to build the NSA’s data ops.   Some of America’s biggest social media and tech companies…


Snooping states: NSA not alone in spying on citizens

From Canada to India, democracies worldwide employ new technology to monitor their citizens. Confidential documents leaked to the press by Edward Snowden revealing the National Security Agency’s (NSA) PRISM – a program which scoops…


Lost in migration: Earth’s magnetic field overdue a flip

The discovery by NASA rover Curiosity of evidence that water once flowed on Mars – the most Earth-like planet in the solar system – should intensify interest in what the…

Justice Gavel

Venezuela goes for Ban on GM Seeds

The new legislation would protect small and medium producers, favour the use of seeds for the environment and human health, and the creation of an institution working on the topic….


US drone attacks controlled from military bases in Germany

US military sites in Germany are playing a key role in the use of American combat drones to target the killing of people in Africa. According to reports from the Süddeutsche…

Extreme Tech

Harvard creates cyborg flesh that’s half man, half machine

Bioengineers at Harvard University have created the first examples of cyborg tissue: Neurons, heart cells, muscle, and blood vessels that are interwoven by nanowires and transistors. These cyborg tissues are…