Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 120

Ferguson and the Reality of Internal Colonization

EPPThe protests and police state response to the events in Ferguson over the past few weeks have brought to the surface the realities that have been boiling beneath and out of sight in the United States: the realities of internal colonization. Drawing parallels with the Palestinians under Israeli occupation, the black population inside the United States has long been subject to a process of internal colonization and occupation, and thus, as when Palestinians stand up for themselves and against occupation, they are met with fierce and instant (and highly militarized) police state repression. From Ferguson to Palestine, occupation is a stark reality in need of opposition.

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Podcast Show #120- ‘What Do We Mean By “Real Reform” When It Comes to the NSA?’

Boiling Frogs Show Presents Cindy Cohn

On this episode of Boiling Frogs Show we are joined by Cindy Cohn, Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation as well as its General Counsel. We discuss the latest developments on NSA, including the recent court ruling by Judge Richard Leon and the usual wishy-washy posturing by the U.S. Congress. We have a heated debate on the issue of meaningful versus meaningless reforms when it comes to the government, its strategically appointed so-called panels and its history of meaningless theoretical changes and reforms.

Cindy Cohn is the Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation as well as its General Counsel. Outside the Courts, Ms. Cohn has testified before Congress, been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere for her work on cyberspace issue.

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