The FBI successfully thwarts its own terrorist plot with Zaid Jilani, reporter and blogger with www.thinkprogress.org/
Monday, December 20, 2010
A non-violent protest started as a result of prisoners demanding wages for their work, medical care, educational opportunities and a reform to the overall prison system. After a week, six separate Georgia prisons were in cooperation and joined the protest New Black Panther Party Chairman Dr. Malik Zulu Shabbazz says incarceration and coercion has been a means to control black people who compose a majority of those in the prison system, it's a prison industrial complex.
725 billion dollars was approved by Congress for the military last week, while most of the media coverage was about Don't Ask Don't Tell. This bill is the largest military budget ever approved amid a poor US economy and a deficit that continues to inflate. Author and activist David Swanson says this is an outrage in the face of the deficit and all of the war crimes shed to light by WikiLeaks
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