As a U.S. Intelligence Asset, Susan Lindauer covered anti-terrorism at the Iraqi Embassy in New York from 1996 up to the invasion. Independent sources have confirmed that she gave advance warning about the 9/11 attack and after requesting to testify before Congress about Pre-War Intelligence, Lindauer became the first non-Arab American detained under the Patriot Act. After five years of indictment without a conviction or guilty plea, the Justice Department dismissed all charges five days before President Obama’s inauguration. Susan talks about her ordeal and our National peril contained in her book Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11.
Higinio Ochoa on hacker culture, being an Anonymous hacktivist and getting arrested by the FBI, and ideas about the future of the Internet. Higinio "w0rmer" Ochoa was once upon a time banned from using the Internet by the FBI. This was because as a (...)
Jeremy Hammond is a member of the hacktivist network Anonymous, and a gifted computer programer whose case has attracted the attention of activists, civil libertarians and those concerned about the rights of whistleblowers. He is currently spending a (...)
The ZAD, place of experiment and resistance - Welcome to France. The ZAD (Zone A Défendre; zone to defend) of Notre-Dame des Landes is a zone where the struggle in all its forms coexists with ways of life and aesthetics that go beyond Western European (...)
"Grime is a new vehicle for political resistance in the UK and I’m about to grab the steering wheel." Potent Whisper is reputed for using rhyme to create discussion and action on some of the most pressing sociopolitical issues of our time. Following the (...)