The intellectual cowardice of Bradley Manning’s critics

Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation Those wanting the Army Private imprisoned are afraid to condemn the virtually identical acts of Daniel Ellsberg… Here is what Ellen Knickmeyer, the Baghdad Bureau Chief for The Washington Post during the Iraq War, documented about the Iraq War logs Manning is accused of releasing: Thanks to WikiLeaks, [...] [...]

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Complex Systems Institute claims “bear raid” market manipulation crashed the global economy – Boing Boing

Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationA paper from the New England Complex Systems Institute claims that they have found evidence that traders executed a “bear raid” on Citigroup in 2007, precipitating the financial collapse. “Bear raids” have been considered a risk to markets since the Great Depression, and a financial regulation called the “uptick rule” [...] [...]

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We can’t know who’s behind “Americans Elect,” because we might make fun of them

Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation The mysteriously funded centrist group is winning ballot access… The dingbats behind “Americans Elect,” a shadowy centrist third-party effort to get an Internet petition onto actual presidential ballots, refuse to reveal who’s funding their efforts, because their donors are very worried that someone might call them dingbats.Via www.salon.com Share [...] [...]

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Boehner’s office cuts off C-SPAN cameras as GOP takes verbal beating | The Raw Story

Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationRepublicans censor Democracy. Moments later, someone at C-SPAN took to Twitter and explained: “C-SPAN has no control over the U.S. House TV cameras – the Speaker of the House does.” It’s for reasons just like this, one might infer, that Boehner told C-SPAN back in February it would not [...] [...]

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