While a significant amount of attention has been paid to what high-tech capacity to gather information, such as the capabilities of the NSA, means for Trump Islamophobic surveillance agenda, the FBI not only provides Trump with the means to surveil Muslims, it is already doing so.
What is Facebook’s censorship policy, and why were activists’ facebook accounts censored while covering the civilian uprisings in Charlotte, NC, and live footage from anti Dakota Access Pipeline protests removed? And has Facebook sent data to help police track and surveil protesters in Ferguson, MO and Baltimore, MD?
Chelsea Manning is going to come home. And we could not be more happy
Last week it was leaked that Chelsea Manning is on President Obama’s shortlist for commutations. There are less than three days left until Obama leaves office. Time could not be more of the essence for Chelsea Manning.
NBC News is reporting that Chelsea Manning, who has served 7 years of a 35 year sentence, is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation.
Sessions has spent his career undermining the rights of people of color, women, LGBTQ people, immigrants, religious minorities, and people with disabilities. And he’s no friend of civil liberties either.
January 11 marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. It also happens to be a day of important confirmation hearings, including those of torture apologists Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General, and Mike Pompeo to be CIA Director.