Activism

​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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Animal Cruelty Is the Price We Pay for Cheap Meat
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Rolling Stone takes you inside the dark underbelly of factory farming in the meat industry ...[Read more]
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Noam Chomsky: Ecology, Ethics, Anarchism
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Chomsky talks about how indigenous peoples are trying to save the world from anthropogenic climate disruption and the havoc being wrought by ''really existing capitalist democracies.'' ...[Read more]
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Ever Heard Of Benzene Poisoning? Me Neither. But Samsung And Apple Have.
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Here'€™s what it looks like to be one of the people making the things we use every day. ...[Read more]
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Dick Cheney admits they lied about Iraq & torture, and he has no regrets
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney revealed he has no regrets about the Bush administration's use of enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding, telling a crowd at American University in Washington, D.C. he would "do it all over again ...[Read more]
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FBI Continues To Withhold Information On Occupy Assassination Plots
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It was quietly reported last June that the FBI was aware that an organization — possibly a law enforcement agency — had plans to assassinate leaders of the Occupy movement, and the bureau did nothing about it. Now a U.S. District Court judge says the ...[Read more]
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The heir, the judge and the homeless mom: America’s prison bias for the 1%
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In 2009, when Robert H Richard IV, an unemployed heir to the DuPont family fortune, pled guilty to fourth-degree rape of his three-year-old daughter, a judge spared him a justifiable sentence – indeed, only put Richard on probation – because she figur ...[Read more]
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‘Free Flow of Information Act’ Is Bad for Journalism
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Proposed US "Free Flow of Information Act" specifically excludes protections for WikiLeaks, bloggers ...[Read more]
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Criminalizing Criticism of Israel in Canada
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The international campaign calling for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, as a peaceful means of persuading that state to abandon its systematic violations of international law and its policies of apartheid dispossession, colonizatio ...[Read more]
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