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AMERICAN JOURNALISM’S TIMIDITY

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should ‘fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can’t control’ By Seymour Hersh/ The Guardian/ September 27, 2013 Seymour … Continue reading

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WHAT WE KNOW NOW

Ten Things We’ve Learned About The NSA From A Summer Of Snowden Leaks By Andy Greenberg/ Forbes/ September 9, 2013 Lifehacker.com The truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped,” Edward Snowden told readers of theGuardian in June. At the time, just … Continue reading

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AUTHORITIES GO AFTER GREENWALD’S PARTNER

Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation The detention of my partner, David Miranda, by UK authorities will have the opposite effect of the one intended By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ August 18, 2013 At 6:30 am this morning … Continue reading

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MOVE ON, NOTHING TO PROSECUTE HERE

The Untouchables: How the Obama administration protected Wall Street from prosecutions A new PBS Frontline report examines a profound failure of justice that should be causing serious social unrest By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January 23, 2013       … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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Killing the Messenger

Prosecution of Anonymous activists highlights war for Internet control The US and allied governments exploit both law and cyber-attacks as a weapon to punish groups that challenge it By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ November 23, 2012 From a video posted … Continue reading

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More Justified Paranoia: Police State Surveillance

ACLU FIGHTS THE GOOD FIGHT TO STOP GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE OF OUR CITIZENS Warrantless wiretaps intimidate several organizations and cast a chill over lawyers, journalists and human rights researchers By Naomi Klein/ The Guardian/ October 19, 2012 Naomi Wolf: ‘The ACLU … Continue reading

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MUSLIM INGRATES

US Media Angrily Marvels at the Lack of Muslim Gratitude NBC News, along with a leading US newspaper, insist that Egyptians should be grateful to the US for having ‘freed’ them By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ September 14, 2012 An … Continue reading

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BETTER THAN EVEN BUSH

Obama Campaign Brags About Its Whistleblower Persecutions Excuse me if I don’t join in Democrats’ sycophantic cheerleading for an Obama presidency that has shredded laws and liberties By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ September 5, 2012 A US drone strike in … Continue reading

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INEQUALITY–EVEN WORSE THAN YOU THINK

Wealth Doesn’t Trickle Down– It Just                          Floods Offshore, New Research Reveals By Heather Stewart/ The Guardian/ July 21, 2012 View the full graphic: where and what are tax … Continue reading

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