The Moment the US Ended Iran’s Brief Experiment in Democracy

Robert Scheer TruthDig.com http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_moment_the_us_ended_irans_brief_experiment_in_democracy_20130819/ Sixty years ago this week, on Aug. 19, 1953, the United States, in collaboration with Britain, successfully staged a coup in Iran to overthrow democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh that a newly declassified CIA document … Continue reading

America’s Real Subversives: FBI Spying Then, NSA Surveillance Now

Amy Goodman Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/07/26 As the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington approaches, commemorating that historic gathering where Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous “I have a dream” speech, it is important to recall the extent to which King was … Continue reading