The Looming Mystery Behind the Panama Papers: How Did the Largest Document Leak In History Even Happen? “Hello.
This is John Doe. Interested in data?” Corporate Media Guard Secrets of Western 1% in Panama Leak – Wage Info War on Russia/China. While it seems the Panama Papers are a genuine attempt at exposing rampant corruption of the world’s corporate-political uber-elite, a closer inspection reveals a likely Western geopolitical power play utilizing the latest techniques in information warfare.
The 11.5 million documents that were stolen from Mossack Fonseca were leaked to Suddeutsche Zeitung, which then turned to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists to investigate the documents. How Reporters Pulled Off the Panama Papers, the Biggest Leak in Whistleblower History. Click to Open Overlay Gallery When Daniel Ellsberg photocopied and leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in 1971, those 7,000 pages of top secret Vietnam War documents represented what was then the biggest whistleblower leak in history—a couple dozen megabytes if it were contained in a modern text file.
Almost four decades later, WikiLeaks in 2010 published Cablegate, a world-shaking, 1.73 gigabyte collection of classified State Department communications that was almost a hundred times bigger. Area 51 'Uncensored': Was It UFOs Or The USSR? Area 51, seen from above, in 1968.
U.S. Geological Survey hide caption itoggle caption U.S. Geological Survey Seventy-five miles north of Las Vegas sits a land parcel in the middle of the desert. “Mockingjay”s eerie echoes of Ferguson: Our real dystopian nightmare. In the midst of events of Ferguson, Missouri this week, it’s been difficult to maintain focus on “pop culture,” whatever that is.
At times like this, art can seem like a meaningless response, an empty refuge against the slowly dawning knowledge that much of the progress this country has fought for is being rendered meaningless—most clearly and specifically when it comes to race relations. The scene on national news Monday night could have been a replay of the 1992 riots in response to the Rodney King assailants’ acquittal—and in that case, there was a trial. Michael Brown was not a boy, he was a 'demon' All of the discussions about Ferguson are going in circles.
Nothing seems to work. The Truth About The Ferguson Case That Some People Really Can't Accept. Some things I have learned: ProPublica recently did an in-depth analysis and found that black kids between ages 15-19 are 21 times more likely to be shot and killed by cops than white kids of the same age.
That's an insane statistic. That's per capita, not total. If you are a black teenage boy, you have a 21x higher risk of being shot by police than a white teenage boy. Also, in 2010, federal prosecutors took 162,000 cases to a grand jury. Mike Brown's family will never get a state criminal trial to get justice for their son. Police have a hard job. The Laramie Projection. Ex-Pentagon Janitor Writes Tell-All Book Roasting Leon Panetta. WASHINGTON, D.C. — A former Pentagon janitorial supervisor has become the latest D.C. insider to criticize his former boss with the release of an explosive tell-all book highlighting a Defense Department he characterized as having a lack of leadership and inability to function in a high-stakes foreign policy environment, Duffel Blog has learned.
The book “Worthy Spills” by Jesus Lopez is set to be released next week, detailing former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s eating habits, his secretary’s domestic snacking issue, and even includes a a highly-critical anecdote claiming that Panetta spilled coffee all over the floor during the mission to eliminate Osama bin Laden, and he didn’t even put down so much as a napkin to mop some of it up.
Records show mistakes, questionable evidence in woman's overturned murder case - Tulsa World: Homepage1. See related story: Tulsa woman ruled innocent after 20 years in prison Related Story: Who are the key players in 20-year-old murder case?
Editor’s note: This is the first part in a two-part series examining the prosecution and exoneration of Michelle Murphy. Prosecutor Tim Harris stood before jurors deciding Michelle Murphy’s fate and told them police found someone’s blood near her slain baby’s body — blood he implied could be hers. “Ladies and gentleman, beyond a reasonable doubt this woman killed her child,” he told them. Dark Alliance: The Story Behind the Crack Explosion. Managing a Nightmare: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb. Eighteen years after it was published, “Dark Alliance,” the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra rebels, and African American neighborhoods in California, remains one of the most explosive and controversial exposés in American journalism.
The 20,000-word series enraged black communities, prompted Congressional hearings, and became one of the first major national security stories in history to blow up online. Handcuffed Black Youth Shot Himself to Death, Says Coroner. A coroner’s report obtained exclusively by NBC News directly contradicts the police version of how a 22-year-old black man died in the back seat of a Louisiana police cruiser earlier this year -- but still says the man, whose hands were cuffed behind his back, shot himself.
In a press release issued March 3, the day he died, the Louisiana State Police said Victor White III apparently shot himself in an Iberia Parish police car. According to the police statement, White had his hands cuffed behind his back when he shot himself in the back. But according to the full final report of the Iberia Parish coroner, which was released nearly six months later and obtained exclusively by NBC News, White was shot in the front, not the back. How the Term ‘Human Shield’ is Used to Justify State Sponsored Massacres.
Report Suggests NSA Engaged In Financial Manipulation, Changing Money In Bank Accounts. Project Mkultra: One of the Most Shocking CIA Programs of All Time. Ain't No Party Like a Skull & Bones Party. Full-text search. Leaked: Big Pharma Bought Human Guinea Pigs from Stasi East Germany : The Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction: “Owning the Weather” for Military Use. Author’s Introductory Note Environmental modification techniques (ENMOD) for military use constitute, in the present context of global warfare, the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. Uncovering the Kent State Cover-Up. When Ohio National Guardsmen fired sixty-seven gun shots in thirteen seconds at Kent State University (KSU) on May 4, 1970, they murdered four unarmed, protesting college students and wounded nine others. For forty-two years, the United States government has held the position that Kent State was a tragic and unfortunate incident occurring at a noontime antiwar rally on an American college campus.
In 2010, compelling forensic evidence emerged showing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) were the lead agencies in managing Kent State government operations, including the cover-up. Whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld Gets Record $104M for Exposing How UBS Helped Rich Evade Taxes. The IRS has announced a record $104 million reward to a whistleblower who exposed the largest tax evasion scheme in U.S. history. Former UBS AG banker Brad Birkenfeld first reported in 2007 that he and his colleagues had encouraged rich Americans to store more than $20 billion in offshore Swiss bank accounts and cheat the IRS. But after coming forward, Birkenfeld was prosecuted and convicted of conspiracy and sentenced to prison.
Melanie Bavaria: As Journalism 'Dies,' Young French and American Writers Take Matters Into Our Own Hands. It is a scary prospect, actively choosing an industry that everyone claims is crumbling. The Price of Truth.