Glenn Greenwald, Profiting off Torture & Jeff Smith, OWS May Day 2012

April 30, 2012

Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald)  from Salon on the U.S. government’s changing attitude toward torture, criminal wrong doing and whistle blowers.   Our warrior president and former CIA spy Jose Rodriguez profits off torture.   Also,  Jeff Smith (@dontbeaputz) reports on plans for tomorrow’s May Day 2012 Occupy actions. Use this post as today’s thread.  Click thru for Occupy Wall Street links and more.

To find out what’s happening across the nation,  check out Media for the 99%

Link to May Day NYC

For schedules and updates from  Occupy Wall Street click thru here.

Check out the report, “Reporter’s Notebook:  A Day in the Life of an OWS protest”

Watch Martha Plimpton’s (@MarthaPlimpton) rousing speech at Saturday’s Unite Women march in New York City.


This photo, submitted into evidence as part of the lawsuit, shows Councilmember Rodriguez’s arrest on the night of the NYPD’s Zuccotti Park raid. A TIME magazine source allegedly told Rodriguez’s lawyer that a city official successfully pressured the magazine to remove the photo.

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