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Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street for the 99%, Occupy West 50th Street for the 1%

November 15, 2011: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlaws the occupation of Zuccotti Park by protesters who have peaceably assembled to engage in political speech and to petition for the redress of grievances (see U.S. Constitution Amendment I). American citizens who remain are arrested. American journalists are forbidden to observe the eviction. Journalists are […]

Bloomberg and NYPD shut down Free Press to shut down Assembly and Dissent in New York City

Journalist Ryan Devereaux of the radio news show Democracy Now! has been reporting on the forcible clearing and trashing of the occupation of Zuccotti Park early this morning in New York City. According to Devereaux, the NYPD not only has been denying Americans their right to assembly and protest, they’ve been quashing the freedoms of […]

Americans Elect Signature Worker: “We’re not allowed to talk to Press”

Reporter Alexis Tittle of GC Summit reports on her encounter with paid signature gatherers for Americans Elect at Grossmont College in California on Wednesday:

When they solicit Grossmont students’ signatures for the three forms on their table, Tony Willison and Randy Shimizu get, according to them, no hourly wage or compensation for Prop 8 or […]

NSA Explains Program to Spy on Americans Without a Warrant (Video)

In the wake of revelations that the National Security Agency under Barack Obama has engaged in widespread surveillance of Americans and their communications right here at home, all without a warrant, an NSA spokesperson has issued a statement overnight in an attempt at explanation:

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FBI Completes Double Axel Flying Leap over Two Amendments in Olympics Civil Liberties Violation Event

Actually, the FBI isn’t competing in the Olympics; I just included that word in the title in the hopes that it would get you to pay attention.

Paying attention now? Good.

In case you didn’t know, the First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits restrictions on freedom of the press.

And here’s a […]