Jake

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This cowardly silence is an act of war

<b>Glenn Greenwald, David Miranda (Reuters/Ricardo Moraes)</b><p>The president’s refusal to object to David Miranda’s U.K. detention speaks volumes in the ongoing war on journalism<p>David Sirota<p>August 21, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>MSNBC's Rachel Maddow this week aired a must-watch analysis of the British government's …

The real big society: why we need activism and open dissent

When David Cameron announced that his idea for a big society was a personal passion, did he stop to consider that he might be letting the genie out of a bottle? Localism, like sustainability, is impossible to argue against.<p>Citizens getting together to run the library or a community-owned pub are …

NSA at work? Writer says house raided after online browsing

<b>(Shutterstock/ Lisa S.)</b><p>Writer claims Joint Terrorist Task Force raided house based on online searches for pressure cookers (Updated)<p>Natasha Lennard<p>August 1, 2013 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Music writer Michele Catalano wrote Thursday about a personal experience that may show, to bizarre but chilling effect, the …

Jason Isbell: ‘There’s Still Just as Much Awe’ in Sobriety

Jason Isbell and his wife, Amanda Shires, were walking around last weekend in Newport, Rhode Island, where they played the Newport Folk Festival. As …