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A Comprehensive List of Every Known Capability of the NSA
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This list of NSA capabilities and whistleblower statements is important and might offer some insights into the reasons that actual reform of the NSA is unlikely to come from within. ...[Read more]
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Scientists Find that Nanoparticles in Clothing, Toys and Cosmetics May Damage DNA
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Scientists at MIT have found that certain nanoparticles may be toxic to cells, damaging DNA. ...[Read more]
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Detained in Washington: ‘They put me in shackles. Why? I am not a criminal’
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Almost 34,000 undocumented migrants are locked up in America's vast network of detention facilities and Tacoma is the crucible of a burgeoning protest campaign. ...[Read more]
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The working classes don’t want to be ‘hard-working families’
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Selina Todd: The rhetorical label 'hard-working families' has won Labour no voters and ignores the true nature of social change. There's another reason why the appeal to "hard-working families" is an empty abstraction. Most people don't see hard work as a ...[Read more]
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Eight Headlines the Corporate Mainstream Media Does Not Have the Courage To Print
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The following are all relevant, fact-based issues, the "hard news" stories that the media has a responsibility to report. But the corporate-owned press generally avoids them - ranging from who got all the wealth to stolen taxes. ...[Read more]
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Occupy activist facing seven years in jail was ‘promoter of non-violence’
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Cecily McMillan, charged with assault after elbowing a police officer in 2012, insists she swung her arm after officer grabbed her breast. ...[Read more]
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Vaccines kill far more people than faulty Chevy Cobalt cars, but drug makers are granted total legal immunity
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Even more disheartening than the whole GM scandal, is the much bigger vaccine scandal -- which still goes unaddressed. Though vaccines injure and kill far more people annually than defective Chevy Cobalts, there is no mainstream movement to hold vaccine m ...[Read more]
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New Study Links Diet Soda To Premature Death In Women
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A decade-long study of 60,000 women has confirmed that drinking diet soda sweetened with aspartame is linked with a 30 percent increase in heart attack risk and a 50 percent increase in death risk. ...[Read more]
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​Big Brother’s Facebook: UK, US intelligence ‘infiltrating’ social media
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American and British intelligence hope to take advantage of social media platforms, like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, in an effort to spread disinformation and propaganda, as well as potentially foment public protests, recent Snowden leaks claim. ...[Read more]
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US operates global drone war from German base
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A testimony by a former US Air Force drone pilot has revealed that the US is using its Ramstein Air Base in Germany to wage highly controversial drone warfare in Africa, Yemen, and Pakistan. ...[Read more]
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UN Human Rights Committee Finds US in Violation on 25 Counts
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A UN Human Rights Committee excoriates the US civil and political rights record, enumerating 25 lapses - including torture, drone attacks, police violence, racialized justice, Guantanamo, criminalization of homelessness and failures of accountability. ...[Read more]
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