Tag: Laura Poitras

Dec 13

Antidote to Mainstream Propaganda

In Brief—We are regularly subjected to a diet of propaganda from the mainstream media and the government. The Intercept is one method of seeing past the subtle yet pervasive propaganda bombarding us daily. Do you want an antidote? Skepticism is always a choice. The Intercept, Truthout and TomDispatch are other reliable choices. ———————————————————————————————————————— There’s a …

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May 10

Citizenfour is a Must-See!

In Brief—The Oscar-winning documentary Citizenfour by Laura Poitras is about Edward Snowden who selflessly released to the world indisputable evidence that the American government was secretly and illegally snooping on innocent Americans and world leaders in the name of protecting us from terrorists. Learn how your privacy is being compromised by a government out-of-control. ——————————————————————————————————————— …

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May 18

Snowden, Greenwald, Poitras and More

In Brief—Democracy is even now being stolen from us by the purportedly well-meaning but overreaching American government. Overreaching is bad enough, but unconstitutional illegality is part of their conscious modus operandi. The excuse used is that they are protecting us from terrorists; the reality is that they are stealing our democracy along with our privacy. …

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Nov 11

Edward J. Snowden: Whistleblowing Hero

Hero Not Villain— Anybody not living in a cave in a remote corner of the globe knows that Edward J. Snowden, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, downloaded a treasure trove of revealing documents showing that the agency was operating beyond its mandate to acquire intelligence that might reveal terrorist plots against America. I won’t …

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