Interview: Students, Faculty Protest Presence of David Petraeus at CUNY Honors College

By: Tuesday September 10, 2013 1:30 pm

On September 9, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus — who also formerly headed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) International Security Assistance Force for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and co-wrote the Counterinsurgency Field Manual — began a new job as an adjunct professor at City University of New York (CUNY) Macaulay [...]

BART’s Protest Position Does Not Withstand Legal Scrutiny

By: Saturday August 20, 2011 3:30 pm

BART Protest (Civic Center Station, San Francisco, California: August 15, 2011) Image credit: The Examiner – Transit agency head defends cell service shutoff Guest post by Jay Leiderman of Leiderman Devine LLP [ @LeidermanDevine ]. Also available on Paste2. On Tuesday, 16 August 2011, BART [ @SFBART ] spokesperson Linton Johnson [ @BARTChiefSpokes ] held [...]

Lulz, Security, Justice and the FBI

By: Saturday July 30, 2011 9:19 am

A LulzSec Gentleman (photo: karat ) The Dissenter has been covering the extension of FBI Director Robert Mueller’s term. Yesterday, I published an extensive post documenting the abuses of power and the targeting of political activists that will continue to go unchallenged. Barring unforeseen circumstances involving agency “overreaching,” I predict this buys the FBI at [...]

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